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Tension is a 7 letter word which starts with the letter T and ends with the letter N for which we found 5 definitions.

(a.) The act of stretching or straining; the state of being stretched or strained to stiffness; the state of being bent strained; as the tension of the muscles tension of the larynx.
(a.) Fig.: Extreme strain of mind or excitement of feeling; intense effort.
(a.) The degree of stretching to which a wire cord piece of timber or the like is strained by drawing it in the direction of its length; strain.
(a.) The force by which a part is pulled when forming part of any system in equilibrium or in motion; as the tension of a srting supporting a weight equals that weight.
(a.) A device for checking the delivery of the thread in a sewing machine so as to give the stitch the required degree of tightness.

Syllable Information

The word tension is a 7 letter word that has 2 syllable 's . The syllable division for tension is: ten-sion

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