Meaning of TENSOR in English


— tensorial /ten sawr"ee euhl, -sohr"-/ , adj.

/ten"seuhr, -sawr/ , n.

1. Anat. a muscle that stretches or tightens some part of the body.

2. Math. a mathematical entity with components that change in a particular way in a transformation from one coordinate system to another.

[ 1695-1705; tend ( ere ) to stretch (see TEND 1 ) + -tor -TOR, with dt > s ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .