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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English tensionFrench tensionItalian tensioneSpanish tensión.

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VerbEdit

tensar (present tensas, past tensis, future tensos, conditional tensus, imperative tensez)

  1. (transitive) to stretch: draw in length
  2. (transitive) to strain, tense
  3. (transitive) to cock (a gun)
  4. (transitive) to wind up (a clock or a watch)

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Derived termsEdit

  • tensanto (one who stretches; tensor)
  • tensar su (to strain, stiffen oneself)
  • tensata (tense, strained)
  • tenseso (stretching, strain, tension, tenseness)
  • tensilo (stretching instrument; winder)
  • tensita (tense, strained)
  • tenso (stretching, strain, tension, tenseness)

ReferencesEdit

  • Progreso IV (in Ido), 1911–1912, pages 289, 466
  • Progreso V (in Ido), 1912–1913, page 660

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From tenso.

VerbEdit

tensar (first-person singular present tenso, first-person singular preterite tensé, past participle tensado)

  1. to tense

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