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high tension Syllabification: high ten·sion

Definition of high tension in English:


Another term for high voltage.
Example sentences
  • ‘Flash’ injury can occur when there has been an arc of current from a high tension voltage source.
  • In real life, an example of the precaution taken due to differences in potential of two objects can be seen in the repairing of high tension, high voltage lines.
  • While moving a boat on a trailer, a group of us sustained electrical injuries when the mast hit a high tension power line.
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