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Definitions for (adjective) tensile

Main entry: malleable, tractile, tensile, ductile, pliable, pliant Definition: capable of being shaped or bent or drawn out Usage: ductile copper; malleable metals such as gold; they soaked the leather to made it pliable; pliant molten glass; made of highly tensile steel alloy

Main entry: tensile Definition: of or relating to tension Usage: tensile stress; tensile pull