- n. 紧张；拉力；张力；紧张状态；[电]电压
- vt. 使拉紧；使绷紧
- 拉紧， 绷紧
- [U]紧张 mental, emotional or nervous strain
- [U][C]紧张的状态 condition when feelings are tense or relations between people, group, etc.
- [U]张力,拉力 state or degree of stretching or being stretched
(psychology) a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense;
"he suffered from fatigue and emotional tension"
"stress is a vasoconstrictor"
the physical condition of being stretched or strained;
"it places great tension on the leg muscles"
"he could feel the tenseness of her body"
a balance between and interplay of opposing elements or tendencies (especially in art or literature);
"there is a tension created between narrative time and movie time"
"there is a tension between these approaches to understanding history"
(physics) a stress that produces an elongation of an elastic physical body;
"the direction of maximum tension moves asymptotically toward the direction of the shear"
feelings of hostility that are not manifest;
"he could sense her latent hostility to him"
"the diplomats' first concern was to reduce international tensions"
the action of stretching something tight;
"tension holds the belt in the pulleys"
- The tension is building up.
- The tension soon transmitted itself to all the members of the crowd.
- A positive-stress component means tension.
- If a wire is held under tension, it gets slightly longer.
- A leather loop that slides to change the tension on the cord of a drum.
- This wire will take 50 pounds tension before breaking.
- Tension mounted as we waited for the exam results to be published.
- high tension unit for x-ray television diagnosis
- They suffer from nervous tension when the signal was shown on a radarscope.
- The diplomat threw in a joke, and the tension was instantly relieved.
- If you increase the tension of that violin string it will break.
- the world tension 世界紧张局势
Wood is three or four times as strong in tension as it is in compression.出自： J. E. Gordon