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## Ten′sor

,
Noun.
[NL. See
Tension
.]
1.
(Anat.)
A muscle that stretches a part, or renders it tense.
2.
(Geom.)
The ratio of one vector to another in length, no regard being had to the direction of the two vectors; – so called because considered as a stretching factor in changing one vector into another. See
Versor
.

## TENS'OR

,
Noun.
In anatomy, a muscle that extends or stretches a part.

# Tensor

See also: tensor and tensör

## German

### Noun

Tensor m

1. (mathematics) tensor

# tensor

See also: Tensor and tensör

## English

### Adjective

tensor (not comparable)

1. Of or relating to tensors

### Noun

tensor (plural tensors)

1. (anatomy) A muscle that stretches a part, or renders it tense.
2. () A mathematical object describing linear relations (may be represented as a multidimensional array).[2]
3. (mathematics) (obsolete) A norm operation on the quaternion algebra

#### References

1. W. Voigt, Die fundamentalen physikalischen Eigenschaften der Krystalle in elementarer Darstellung, Leipzig, Germany: Veit & Co., 1898, p. 20.
2. Rowland, Todd and Weisstein, Eric W., "Tensor", Wolfram MathWorld.

### Verb

tensor (third-person singular simple present tensors, present participle tensoring, simple past and past participle tensored)

1. To compute the tensor product of two tensors.

## Polish

### Noun

tensor m inan

1. (mathematics) tensor

## Spanish

### Noun

tensor m (plural tensores)

1. tensor

## Swedish

### Noun

tensor c

1. (mathematics) tensor; a function which is linear in all variables

#### Declension

Inflection of tensor
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative tensor tensorn tensorer tensorerna
Genitive tensors tensorns tensorers tensorernas