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Synonyms for tension

Synonyms for tension

the act, condition, or effect of exerting force on someone or something

Synonyms for tension

(psychology) a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense

the physical condition of being stretched or strained

a balance between and interplay of opposing elements or tendencies (especially in art or literature)

(physics) a stress that produces an elongation of an elastic physical body

feelings of hostility that are not manifest

the action of stretching something tight

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Mesh-mounted stencils are a perfectly fine tool, particularly when they are fresh out of the box with tight mesh, strong adhesive bonds and tension at around 35 Newton/cm (N/cm).
This suffering of Christ, our second point for reflection, is transformed through creative tension. This was one of the things our novice masters tried to form in us-not the avoidance or denial of tension, not being broken by tension, but dealing with it in a creative way to allow the grace to emerge.
MULTAN -- Multan Electric Power Company (MEPCO) installed 1,613 kilometre high tension (HT) lines and 1,329 kilometre low tension (LT) lines during the current fiscal year 2018-19.
While addressing to a rally in Trabzon, Erdogan hailed Pakistan's move in handing over an Indian pilot downed in the recent tension, adding that he looks forward to seeing similar steps from India.
ISLAMABAD -- Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday said Turkey was ready to do its part to de-escalate tension between Pakistan and India.
Expressing concerns over the prevailing tensions, Mavlutsaid, "We are concerned over this tension.
One of the main culprits of inconsistency from round to round is the amount of tension in the muscles.
When mixing thread weights, adjust either the top or bobbin thread tension, keeping in mind that most machine manufacturers prefer that bobbin tension only be adjusted by trained service technicians.
[ClickPress, Tue Sep 04 2018] The global tension control market is estimated to reach USD 891.4 Million in 2017 and is projected to reach USD 1,118.8 Million by 2022, growing at a CAGR of 4.65%, during the forecast period.
How does one manage the tension? I'd suggest there are three areas to consider: organizational analysis, reward, and communication.
For the first time they acted together in a drama serial titled Mr Tension where Zahid Hasan played in the title role.
Divorce is most likely for couples when the wife reports feeling a lot of tension and resentment but the husband doesn't feel a lot of that at all.
The thickness control and tension establishing process of a five-stand tandem cold rolling mill (TCM) were analyzed using a linearization physical model based on dynamic tension differential equations and the thickness delay method by PHILLIPS [1].