high-tension

adjective
high-ten·​sion | \ ˈhī-ˈten(t)-shən How to pronounce high-tension (audio) \

Definition of high-tension

: having or using a high voltage

First Known Use of high-tension

1847, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of high-tension was in 1847

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“High-tension.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/high-tension. Accessed 21 Jun. 2021.

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high-tension

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of high-tension

: having or using a very powerful flow of electricity

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