tensor
[tenser, sawr]

noun
Anatomy. a muscle that stretches or tightens some part of the body.
Mathematics. a mathematical entity with components that change in a particular way in a transformation from one coordinate system to another.
Origin of tensor
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"I'm not so sure about that endocrine shift, sir," Tensor stated emotionlessly.
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His image smiled into Tensor's mind and then hesitated as he saw the concern there.
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Tensor said, puzzled that she knew that he might be concerned over her absence.
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Quickly Tensor moved up parallel to it, while he speculated on what it meant.
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Tensor could only assume that his point of view was becoming less abstract.
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tensor
noun
Word Origin for tensor
C18: from New Latin, literally: a stretcher
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tensor
[tĕn′sər, sôr′]
n.
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[tĕn′sər, sôr′]
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