Definition of tensor noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈtensə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtensər//
; BrE BrE//ˈtensɔː(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtensɔːr//
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a muscle that tightens or stretches part of the body Word Origin early 18th cent.: modern Latin, from Latin tendere ‘to stretch’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: tensor