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    tensile

    tensile - Dictionary definition and meaning for word tensile

    Definition
    (adj) of or relating to tension
    Example Sentence
    • tensile stress
    • tensile pull
    Definition
    (adj) capable of being shaped or bent or drawn out
    Synonyms : ductile , malleable , pliable , pliant , tractile
    Example Sentence
    • ductile copper
    • malleable metals such as gold
    • they soaked the leather to made it pliable
    • pliant molten glass
    • made of highly tensile steel alloy
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for tensile

Tensile and Ductile have one thing in common. They both refer to something that is easily strechable.

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