from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The quality of being tensile; tensibility.


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


  • 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

  • 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

  • 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


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