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Tension

tension

1. The act of stretching.

2. The condition of being stretched or strained, the degree to which anything is stretched or strained.

3. (Science: physics) voltage.

4. (Science: chemistry) The partial pressure of a gas in a fluid, for example, of oxygen in blood.

Origin: L. Tensio, Gr. Tonos


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Hyper and hypo tension?

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