What Does Tension Mean?

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Tension is the state of being stretched tight. The term is also used in reference to the state of having the muscles in your body stretched tight, particularly resulting in strain or discomfort. An electromotive force is also known as tension.
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ten·sion
[ten-shuhn]
NOUN
1.
the act of stretching or straining.
2.
the state of being stretched or strained.
3.
mental or emotional strain; intense, suppressed suspense, anxiety, or excitement.
4.
a strained relationship between individuals, groups, nations, etc.
5.
(not in current use) pressure, especially of a vapor.
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The word tension is used to describe a form of strain, stretch or pressure. You can have a lot of tension if you have something that needs to be done by a time coming very quickly.
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