tensor

noun ten·sor \ ˈten(t)-sər , ˈten-ˌsȯr \

Definition of tensor

1 :a muscle that stretches a part
2 :a generalized vector with more than three components each of which is a function of the coordinates of an arbitrary point in space of an appropriate number of dimensions

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Origin and Etymology of tensor

New Latin, from Latin tendere


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tensor

noun ten·sor \ ˈten(t)-sər , ˈten-ˌsȯ(ə)r \

medical Definition of tensor

:a muscle that stretches a part or makes it tense called also tensor muscle

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