Definition of Tensility

1. n. The quality or state of being tensile, or capable of extension; tensibility; as, the tensility of the muscles.



Definition of Tensility

1. Noun. The quality or state of being tensile, or capable of extension. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tensility

1. [n -TIES]

Medical Definition of Tensility

1. The quality or state of being tensile, or capable of extension; tensibility; as, the tensility of the muscles. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tensility

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tensest
tensibility
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tensibly
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tensides
tensies
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tensile strain
tensile strength
tensile stress
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tensilely
tensilities
tensility (current term)
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tensiometries
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tension
tension curve
tension headache
tension pneumothorax

Literary usage of Tensility

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1. The Aeroplane Handbook by Arthur John Swinton (1920)
"An additional test can, however, be taken, especially on coils of fine wire which produce high tensility and low torsion. Where torsion neara the minimum ..."

2. Journal by Iron and Steel Institute (1892)
"Whilst the statements in the paper quoted are in the main correct—first, that chromium added in small quantities raises the tensility of steel without ..."

3. Industrial Engineering: A Handbook of Useful Information for Managers by William Miller Barr (1918)
"Hadfield's experiments showed that low-carbon steels with 11.4 and 15.5% of nickel each had a tensility of 210560 pounds, which was more than was possessed ..."

4. Report of the Royal Ontario Nickel Commission: With Appendix by Ontario Royal Nickel Commission, George Thomas Holloway (1917)
"It has a tensility of about 170000 pounds and an elastic limit of 150000 pounds per square inch, according to one observer, though, as stated above, ..."

5. Handbook of Construction Equipment: Its Cost and Use by Richard Turner Dana (1921)
"BBB Chain is of iron of 48000 to 50000 Ib. per sq. in. tensility, about 28% elongation in 8 in., and 38 to 40% reduction at fracture. ..."

6. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Mines (1915)
"Arnold and Read's steel should, of course, have a higher tensility, ... It has a tensility of about 170000 pounds and an elastic limit of 150000 pounds per ..."

7. Sessional Papers by Ontario Legislative Assembly (1917)
"It has a tensility of about 170000 pounds and an elastic limit of 150000 pounds per square inch, according to one observer, though, as stated above, ..."

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