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tensile

Saltos de línea: ten|sile
Pronunciación: /ˈtɛnsʌɪl
 
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Definición de tensile en inglés:

adjetivo

1Relating to tension: a tensile force
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Compressive forces are generally significantly greater than the tensile forces generated in a tensile test.
  • Most simply, muscle fibers activated by the nervous system produce tensile forces that are transmitted to the skeleton.
  • The resulting tensile forces on the beads mimicked those in a traction splint, which is sometimes used to hold fractured bones in place.
2Capable of being drawn out or stretched: a tensile steel rod
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Therefore, concrete beams are reinforced with steel rods on the tensile side (in cross section) when experiencing bending.
  • Eva Jiricna's Faith Zone is a cluster of arched tensile canopies stretched out over sinuous walls.
  • Steel plates connect the flanges of the columns, producing an in-situ tensile membrane capable of resisting loads up to 50 psi.

Origen

early 17th century (in sense 2): from medieval Latin tensilis, from Latin tendere 'to stretch'.

Derivados

tensility

1
Pronunciación: /tɛnˈsɪlɪti/
sustantivo
Example sentences
  • Alternatively you could do what the Delhiites do, they unravel their old sweaters and dye the wool, mix some new wool to give it tensility and then knit themselves a brand new sweater in a completely new design!
  • The wrought glass had been shaped to exact specifications, the strength of its form compensating for the weakness of its tensility.
  • The tensility of the poly fibers used here is thicker and stronger to meet our safety and quality standard.

Words that rhyme with tensile

extensile, prehensile

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