tensegrity

noun ten·seg·ri·ty \ ten(t)ˈsegrə̇tē \

Definition of tensegrity

plural -es
: the property of a skeletal structure having continuous tension members (such as wires) and discontinuous compression members (such as metal tubes) so that each member performs efficiently in producing a rigid form

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Origin and Etymology of tensegrity

tension + integrity


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of very fine texture or delicate form

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