Definition of Tentering

1. Verb. (present participle of tenter) ¹



2. Noun. The stretching of cloth on tenters ¹

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Definition of Tentering

1. tenter [v] - See also: tenter

Lexicographical Neighbors of Tentering

tentation
tentative
tentative wound
tentative wounds
tentatively
tentativeness
tentativenesses
tentatives
tented
tenten
tentens
tenter
tentered
tenterhook
tenterhooks
tentering
tenters
tentful
tentfuls
tenth
tenth-value layer
tenth century
tenth cranial nerve
tenth grade
tenth grades
tenth part
tenthly
tenthmetre
tenthredinides
tenths

Literary usage of Tentering

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Mechanics' Magazine, Museum, Register, Journal, and Gazette (1836)
"Tentering, Stc. cloth 367 RW Swinburne, Plate glass ib ... JB Smith and J. Smith, Tentering. &c. Ciò. ..."

2. Silk by Eliza Bailey Thompson (1922)
"The principal finishing processes are : Calendering Dressing or stiffening Breaking Tentering Gassing Moire finish Calendering Calendering is practically ..."

3. Journal by Chartered Insurance Institute (1902)
"Figure 27A shews, in section, an " exhaust " tentering machine, in which the piece, ... To obtain a soft feel or " handle," the piece, after tentering, ..."

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