tensility (tɛnˈsɪlɪtɪ) or tensileness (ˈtensileness)
Word origin of 'tensile'
C17: from New Latin tensilis, from Latin tendere to stretch
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adjective [ADJ n]
You use tensile when you are talking about the amount of stress that materials such as wire, rope, and concrete can take without breaking; a technical term in engineering. ⇒ Certain materials can be manufactured with a high tensile strength.