from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The quality of being tensile; tensibility.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The quality or state of being tensile, or capable of extension; tensibility.

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  • noun The quality or state of being tensile, or capable of extension.


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  • Full body tensility had been tried, but no matter how it was engineered, it ended up restricting body movement.

    Flash ModesittJr_LE 2004

  • Sooner or later, however, we rust completely through, at which point we lose tensility, conductivity, and clear definition; turn senile or go bonkers; fade away.

    Villa Incognito Robbins, Tom 2003

  • Pizza D.O.C. Our two pies were "thin" only by the Chicago's prevailing standards of pizza maximalism, and even if the dough had started out with the right stuff, it was charged with far too much sauce and cheese to achieve the crisp tensility of the real deal.

    Chicago Reader 2010

  • The Germans might be running out of energy, but their Soviet opponents ‘were beginning to feel like a spring that is compressed by a terrific force, but however tightly compressed will always preserve enough tensility to spring back.

    Sealing Their Fate David Downing 2009


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