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General dictionaries General (30 matching dictionaries)
  1. tensile: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. tensile: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. tensile: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. tensile: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. tensile: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. tensile: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Tensile, tensile: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. tensile: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. tensile: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. tensile: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. tensile: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. tensile: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. tensile: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. tensile: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. tensile: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. Tensile: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  17. Tensile: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  18. tensile: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  19. tensile: Rhymezone [home, info]
  20. Tensile: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  21. tensile: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  22. tensile: Hutchinson's Dictionary of Difficult Words [home, info]
  23. tensile: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. tensile: Hutchinson Dictionaries [home, info]
  25. tensile: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  26. tensile: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  27. tensile: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  28. tensile: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. tensile: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. tensile: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. tensile: Neurotrauma Glossary [home, info]
  2. tensile: Medical dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (tensile)

adjective:  of or relating to tension ("Tensile stress")
adjective:  capable of being shaped or bent or drawn out ("Made of highly tensile steel alloy")

▸ Also see tensility
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Phrases that include tensile:   tensile stress, tensile force, tensile strain, tensile strengths, tensile modulus, more...

Words similar to tensile:   ductile, malleable, pliable, pliant, tensility, tractile, flexible, stretchable, more...

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