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ten·du 1

Any of several Asian ebony trees.

[Hindi tendū, from Sanskrit tainduka-, pertaining to tindukaḥ, the evergreen tree Diospyros embryopteris.]

ten·du 2

(tän-do͞o′, täN-dü′)
Relating to or being a ballet position in which a muscle or limb is stretched out: battement tendu.

[French, from past participle of tendre, to stretch, from Old French, from Latin tendere; see ten- in Indo-European roots.]


(tɑːnˈduː) ballet
(Ballet) a position in ballet
(Ballet) extended
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The case of Tendu gup Nima Dukpa who was accused of gambling in one of the classrooms of Kachin Community primary school on January 1 by the former gup Pema Wangchuk will be forwarded to the court by the Sipsu police.
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There's a very complicated tendu combination that the ensemble does in unison, framing the stage.
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Tiggy Wiggy and Anthem Alexander fought out the finish of the Queen Mary last year and both look sure to run well, but at a much bigger price I like Tendu for John Gosden and Frankie Dettori.
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Tendus The working leg is extended to either the front, side or back until only the tip of the toe remains touching the floor (tendu a terre) or even further stretched so that the tip of the toe comes off the floor a few inches (en l'air).