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tension

1. noun ill-feeling, antagonism2. noun stress, anxiety3. noun excitement in film, book etc 4. noun tightness5. noun HEALTH tightness of muscles, limbs6. noun discrepancy between ideas, aims etc7. noun ELECTRIC electromotive force8. verb stretch tight 1 noun ill-feeling, antagonismteannas masc1  c m uthere's tension in the area tá teannas sa cheantarin an effort to defuse tension mar iarracht ar an teannas a mhaolúit caused a lot of tension between them chruthaigh sé go leor teannais eatarthu 2 noun stress, anxietyteannas masc1  c m ustrus masc1  c m uyou could see the tension in his eyes ba léir an teannas ina shúileyoga helps relieve tension and stress maolaíonn ióga teannas agus strus
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3 noun excitement in film, book etc teannas masc1  c m ucorraitheacht femthe story is full of sexual tension tá an scéal lán le teannas gnéis 4 noun tightnessteannas masc1  c m uriteacht femcheck the tension on the rope seiceáil teannas an rópa
modifierteannaistension rod slat teannais
5 noun HEALTH tightness of muscles, limbsteannas masc1  c m umuscle tension teannas na matán 6 noun discrepancy between ideas, aims etcneamhréir fem2there are tensions between the two policies níl an dá pholasaí ag teacht le chéile 7 noun ELECTRIC electromotive forceteannas masc1  c m uhigh-tension line sreang ardteannais 8 verb stretch tight TRANSITIVEteann verb  c m u

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