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Tensor

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tensor

1. (Science: anatomy) A muscle that stretches a part, or renders it tense.

2. (Science: geometry) The ratio of one vector to another in length, no regard being had to the direction of the two vectors; so called because considered as a stretching factor in changing one vector into another. See versor.

Origin: NL. See Tension.