Meaning of tensor

ten•sor

Pronunciation: (ten'sur, -sôr), [key]
— n.
  1. a muscle that stretches or tightens some part of the body.
  2. a mathematical entity with components that change in a particular way in a transformation from one coordinate system to another.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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