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tensible

[ten-suh-buh l] /ˈtɛn sə bəl/
adjective
1.
capable of being stretched; tensile.
Origin of tensible
1620-1630
From the New Latin word tēnsibilis, dating back to 1620-30. See tense1, -ible
Related forms
tensibility, tensibleness, noun
tensibly, adverb
untensibility, noun
untensible, adjective
untensibly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for tensible

tensible

/ˈtɛnsəbəl/
adjective
1.
capable of being stretched; tensile
Derived Forms
tensibility, tensibleness, noun
tensibly, adverb
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