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1. An instrument for measuring tensile strength.
2. An instrument used to measure the surface tension of a liquid.

ten′si·o·met′ric (-ə-mĕt′rĭk) adj.
ten′si·om′e·try n.


(General Physics) relating to the measurement of tension
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This is to ensure the monitoring Tensiometric plants planted along roads and county parks.
For each treatment, two batteries of tensiometers tubes were used, which were placed on the soil of the experimental area with the conventional cultivation system, each being composed of three tensiometric tubes installed on wet ground range at depths of 20 and 40 cm, 30 cm away from the plants, spaced apart by 10 cm.
T, Parsons LR, Wheaton TA (2001) Comparison of laboratory-and field-derived soil water retention curves for a fine sand soil using tensiometric, resistance and capacitance methods.
Force measurement on the roller electrode was done with the help of load cells; also the measurement of the moments on the roller electrode and the detail was provided with the help of tensiometric sensor of resistance.
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2008: Measurement of matric suction using tensiometric and axis translation techniques.