tensible

[ ten-suh-buh l ]
/ ˈtɛn sə bəl /

adjective

capable of being stretched; tensile.

Origin of tensible

From the New Latin word tēnsibilis, dating back to 1620–30. See tense1, -ible

Related forms

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British Dictionary definitions for tensible

tensible

/ (ˈtɛnsəbəl) /

adjective

capable of being stretched; tensile

Derived Forms

tensibility or tensibleness, nountensibly, adverb
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