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Definition of tensor:

  • (noun) a generalization of the concept of a vector
  • (noun) any of several muscles that cause an attached structure to become tense or firm

Sentence Examples:

All have a tensor muscle which proportions their degree of relaxation or of tension to the effort of the neighboring muscles.

He found it almost impossible to concentrate on such an unimportant subject as the application of tensor analysis to electronic circuits.

In fact, it is true that their paralysis in a limited number of cases is found to be quite independent of any disturbances of the external tensors.

As the scale is ascended the photographs show that the cords become longer and tenser, which we may presume is due to the continued action of the tensor muscle.

The tensor group comprises a number both of the extrinsic and intrinsic muscles of the larynx.

By a strange coincidence, this membrane of the larynx is supplied with sensation by the same nerve that conveys motion to one of its tensor muscles.

For that, imagine a string stretched by a weight and passing over a pulley; we shall say that the tensor of the two legs of the string is the same and equal to the tension weight.

It should be justified by showing that the tension of the last piece of the string remains the same for the same tensor weight, whatever be the number and the disposition of the reflecting pulleys.

He does it by shoving fifty or a hundred pounds of lead right out of space; the sudden flattening out of the tensors causes a section of space to flop around, and two portions of space change places.

When the break occurs, owing to the contraction of the inner portion of the vocal muscle, we have a transformation into thin strings, at first short, but as the pitch of the note rises, the thin string formed by the edge of the vocal cord is stretched and made longer by the tensor.