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Synonyms for tensile

capable of being shaped or bent or drawn out

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Wilkie, "Variable tensility in echinoderm collagenous tissues: a review," Marine Behaviour and Physiology, vol.
The tensility of a relationship captures a relationship's capacity level for bending and withstanding strain, accommodating changing conditions and the capacity for bouncing back from difficulties.
Dutton and Heaphy (2003) argue that higher quality relationships are marked by a tensility that allows the relationship to bend and withstand stress and conflict and bounce back after setbacks.
As mentioned above, Dutton and Heaphy (2003) describe three capacities that distinguish a high-quality relationship: (1) higher emotional carrying capacity; (2) relationship tensility or the capacity of the relationship to bend and withstand strain and (3) degree of connectivity.
Specifically, we used five items for measuring emotional carrying capacity, four items for tensility, four items for the openness-based connectivity of a high-quality relationship, three items for a sense of positive regard and four items for mutuality constituting the subjective experience of a high-quality relationship.
I was looking for poems that could participate in this historical emergency had that kind of tensility and beauty.
Variable tensility of the oral arm plate ligaments of the brittlestar Ophiura ophiura (Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea).
Variable tensility of the peristomial membrane of the sea-urchin Paracentrotus lividus (Lamarck).
Analysis of its mechanical properties and physiological responses led most workers to the conclusion that the CA is a posture-locking device whose functioning depends almost entirely on the variable tensility of its extracellular connective tissue (6-11).
Secondly, it remains to be demonstrated that the "catch" response reported by del Castillo and co-workers is quantitatively equivalent to the variable tensility of the CA described elsewhere in the literature.
In echinoderms, the occurrence of juxtaligamental elements is correlated very strongly with the capacity for variable tensility: they have been found in all confirmed mutable collagenous tissues (4), but are absent from echinoderm collagenous structures that lack the capacity for variable tensility (the nonautotomy tendons of an ophiuroid (26), compass-rotular ligaments of a sea urchin (27), and central spine ligament of E.
This view gave rise, more or less directly, to the concepts of "connective tissue catch" (Ruegg, 1971), "mutable connective tissue" (Eylers, 1982) and "variable tensility" (Wilkie, 1984).