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