Tensor meaning
(anatomy) A muscle that stretches or tightens a body part.
noun
(mathematics) A set of quantities that obey certain transformation laws relating the bases in one generalized coordinate system to those of another and involving partial derivative sums. Vectors are simple tensors.
noun
Any muscle that stretches, or tenses, some part of the body.
noun
(math.) An abstract object representing a generalization of the vector concept and having a specified system of components that undergo certain types of transformation under changes of the coordinate system.
noun
(anatomy) A muscle that stretches or tightens a body part.
noun
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(mathematics) A set of quantities that obey certain transformation laws relating the bases in one generalized coordinate system to those of another and involving partial derivative sums. Vectors are simple tensors.
noun
A structure of quantities arranged by zero or more indices, such as a scalar (zero indices), a vector (one index), or a matrix (two indices), which is invariant under transformations of coordinates.
Any of various muscles that stretch or tighten a body part, as the muscle that acts to tense the soft palate, called the tensor palati .
Of or relating to tensors.
adjective
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A muscle that stretches a part, or renders it tense.
noun
(mathematics, physics) An image of a tuple under a tensor product map.
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(mathematics, physics) A function of several variables.
noun
To compute the tensor product of two tensors.
verb
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Origin of tensor
- New Latin tēnsor from Latin tēnsus past participle of tendere to stretch tense^{1}
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition