Definition of High-tension

1. Adjective. Subjected to or capable of operating under relatively high voltage. "High-tension wire"

Category relationships: Electricity
Similar to: High-potential, High-voltage
Antonyms: Low-tension



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Lexicographical Neighbors of High-tension

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high-speed
high-speed steel
high-spirited
high-spiritedness
high-stepped
high-stepping
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high-strung
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high-tension (current term)
high-test
high-ticket(a)
high-toned
high-top
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high-up
high-velocity
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high-voltage
high-warp loom
high-water mark
high-wire walker
high-yield bond
high/low

Literary usage of High-tension

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1. Dyke's Automobile and Gasoline Engine Encyclopedia by Andrew Lee Dyke (1920)
"The high tension magneto differs from the low tension magneto in only a few ... Armature winding: The armature on the high tension magneto is wound with an ..."

2. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers by American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1917)
"By AIE E, RELAYS FOR high-tension LINES BY PHILIP TORCHIO ABSTRACT OF PAPER The author considers the following arrangements desirable: For radial feeders ..."

3. The Gasoline Automobile by George William Hobbs (1915)
"Low and High Tension Magnetos.—A "low tension" type of magneto is one which delivers ... A "high tension" magneto delivers current from the armature of ..."

4. Transactions by European Orthodontic Society, Lina Oswald, Northern Ohio Dental Society, Ossory Archaeological Society, Wentworth Historical Society, Society of Automobile Engineers (1910)
"By AIEE THE DEVELOPED HIGH TENSION NET-WORK OF A GENERAL POWER SYSTEM BY PAUL M. DOWNING The greatest incentive to the development and construction of ..."

5. The Engineering Index Annual for by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1910)
"High Tension Transmission. Percy H. Thomas. Discusses the feasibility, earning power, ... 8758 C. Some Features of European High-Tension Practice. ..."

6. Industrial Arts Index by H.W. Wilson Company (1914)
"Elec Ry J 41:1069 Je 14 '13 high-tension direct-current transmission, diags Elec W 61:1412-3 Je 28 '13 high-tension transmission system; substations and ..."

7. The Engineering Index Annual for by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1908)
"87- 719 D. Experience with a Grounded Neutral on the High-Tension System of ... Gives reasons for grounding in the design of a high-tension installation, ..."

8. X Rays by George William Clarkson Kaye (1918)
"(a) high-tension Generator. The high-tension generator consists either of an induction coil and its accessories, or of one of the more modern high- tension ..."

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