tensible

adjective

ten·​si·​ble
ˈten(t)səbəl
: capable of being extended
tensibleness
-bəlnə̇s
noun
plural -es
tensibly
-blē
adverb

Word History

Etymology

Late Latin tensibilis, from Latin tensus (past participle of tendere) + -ibilis -ible

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“Tensible.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tensible. Accessed 28 Nov. 2022.

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