Definisi 'tense'

English to English
adjective
1 in or of a state of physical or nervous tension Terjemahkan
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2 pronounced with relatively tense tongue muscles (e.g., the vowel sound in `beat') Terjemahkan
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3 taut or rigid; stretched tight Terjemahkan
Example:
tense piano strings
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4 Stretched tightly; strained to stiffness; rigid; not lax; as, a tense fiber. Terjemahkan
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noun
5 a grammatical category of verbs used to express distinctions of time Terjemahkan
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6 One of the forms which a verb takes by inflection or by adding auxiliary words, so as to indicate the time of the action or event signified; the modification which verbs undergo for the indication of time. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913

verb
7 become stretched or tense or taut Terjemahkan
Example:
the bodybuilder's neck muscles tensed;
the rope strained when the weight was attached
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8 increase the tension on Terjemahkan
Example:
alternately relax and tense your calf muscle
tense the rope manually before tensing the spring
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9 become tense, nervous, or uneasy Terjemahkan
Example:
He tensed up when he saw his opponent enter the room
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10 cause to be tense and uneasy or nervous or anxious Terjemahkan
Example:
he got a phone call from his lawyer that tensed him up
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