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ten·sor

 (tĕn′sər, -sôr′)
n.
1. Anatomy A muscle that stretches or tightens a body part.
2. Mathematics A set of quantities that obey certain transformation laws relating the bases in one generalized coordinate system to those of another and involving partial derivative sums. Vectors are simple tensors.

[New Latin tēnsor, from Latin tēnsus, past participle of tendere, to stretch; see tense1.]

ten·so′ri·al (-sôr′ē-əl) adj.
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tensor

(ˈtɛnsə; -sɔː)
n
1. (Anatomy) anatomy any muscle that can cause a part to become firm or tense
2. (Mathematics) maths a set of components, functions of the coordinates of any point in space, that transform linearly between coordinate systems. For three-dimensional space there are 3r components, where r is the rank. A tensor of zero rank is a scalar, of rank one, a vector
[C18: from New Latin, literally: a stretcher]
tensorial adj
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ten•sor

(ˈtɛn sər, -sɔr)

n.
1. a muscle that stretches or tightens some part of the body.
2. a mathematical entity with components that change in a particular way in a transformation from one coordinate system to another.
[1695–1705; < New Latin: stretcher = Latin tend(ere) to stretch (compare tend1) + -tor -tor]
ten•so′ri•al (-ˈsɔr i əl, -ˈsoʊr-) adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tensor - a generalization of the concept of a vector
variable quantity, variable - a quantity that can assume any of a set of values
2.tensor - any of several muscles that cause an attached structure to become tense or firm
muscle, musculus - one of the contractile organs of the body
tensor tympani - a small muscle in the middle ear that tenses to protect the eardrum
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Translations
tenzor
tenzor
tensor

tensor (muscle)

nTensor m
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