tensor

Primary Meanings of tensor

1.
n
any of several muscles that cause an attached structure to become tense or firm
2.
n
a generalization of the concept of a vector
Full Definitions of tensor
1

n any of several muscles that cause an attached structure to become tense or firm

Types:
tensor tympani
a small muscle in the middle ear that tenses to protect the eardrum
Type of:
muscle, musculus
one of the contractile organs of the body
2

n a generalization of the concept of a vector

Type of:
variable, variable quantity
a quantity that can assume any of a set of values

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