Tension

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Tension may mean:

  • Tension (mechanics), in physics, a force related to the stretching of an object
  • High-tension line, sometimes used to refer to electrical voltage
  • Stress (biology), physiological or mental stress
  • Tension (music), the perceived need for relaxation or release created by a listener's expectations
  • Suspense, in a dramatic work, leaving the audience feeling uncertain and interested about the outcome of certain actions
  • Tenseness, in phonetics, describes a certain sound quality
  • Tension (band), a rock band

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