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tension

1. Physics a force that tends to produce an elongation of a body or structure
2. Physics voltage, electromotive force, or potential difference
3. a device for regulating the tension in a part, string, thread, etc., as in a sewing machine

Tension

A pulling or stretching force in line with the axis of the body; the opposite of compression, which is a pushing, crushing stress.

tension

[′ten·chən]
(mechanics)
The condition of a string, wire, or rod that is stretched between two points.
The force exerted by the stretched object on a support.
(mechanical engineering)
A device on a textile manufacturing machine or a sewing machine that regulates the tautness and the movement of the thread or the fabric. Also known as tension device.

tension

The state or condition of being pulled or stretched.
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En forma de proceso dialectico, tensional y helicoidal los estudios sobre C/E se han ubicado "mas aca" de toda vision empirista y objetivista sobre los objetos y procedimientos de un campo disciplinar adecuado y aceptable.
1], dry mantle, and strike-slip and tensional regimes, the stress conditions consistent with the active regimes in the Iberia centre.
2 and 3 shows that this proposed approach still requires that the simple compressional and tensional strengths in a given direction must be equal.
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TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian researchers from Gorgan University of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources in association with their Norwegian colleagues succeeded in the production of a nanopaper with resistive and tensional properties much higher than nanopapers made of tree woods.
Melody is an art form created from tensional resistance.
This platform uses even more advanced high-strength steel than before, and as a result it is stiffer in both tensional and bending rigidity.
As cefaleias incluem a enxaqueca ou migranea com e sem aura, a cefaleia do tipo tensao ou tensional, a cefaleia em salvas, cefaleias trigemino-autonomicas (incluindo as hemicranias paroxisticas) e cefaleias diversas nao associadas a lesao estrutural (cefaleia idiopatica em facadas ou pontadas, cefaleia da tosse, cefaleia do esforco fisico, cefaleia associada a atividade sexual, cefaleia hipnica, cefaleia em trovoada ou "thunderclap headache", hemicrania continua e cefaleia persistente e diaria desde o inicio).
El dolor de cabeza de tipo tensional es un sintoma frecuente en la poblacion general.
Steel strapping does not stretch as much as plastic under tensional loading, nor can it recover as much in length during load contraction and expansion caused by changes in temperature or moisture," Ruud explains.