Definition of high-tensile in English:

high-tensile

Syllabification: high-ten·sile
Pronunciation: /ˌhīˈtensəl
 
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adjective

(Of metal) very strong under tension: high-tensile steel
More example sentences
  • To reduce body weight, the automaker switched to 80-kg/cm2 high-tensile steel for key frame components.
  • Under the bonnet, high-tensile steel combines with magnesium and aluminium to give a chassis with a claimed 46 per cent increase in torsional stiffness.
  • Carbon fibre is pre-impregnated directly onto honeycomb panels to form the body shell, with a roll-over bar manufactured from high-tensile steel.

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