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## tensor

[ten´sor]
any muscle that stretches or makes tense.

, pl.

## ten·so·res

(ten'sŏr, ten-sō'rēz),
A muscle the function of which is to render a part firm and tense.
[Mod. L. fr. L. tendo, pp. tensus, to stretch]

## tensor

/ten·sor/ (ten´ser) any muscle that stretches or makes tense.

## tensor

(tĕn′sər, -sôr′)
n.
1. Anatomy A muscle that stretches or tightens a body part.
2. Mathematics A set of quantities that obey certain transformation laws relating the bases in one generalized coordinate system to those of another and involving partial derivative sums. Vectors are simple tensors.

## tensor

[ten′sər]
Etymology: L, tendere, to stretch
any one of the muscles of the body that tenses a structure, such as the tensor fasciae latae of the thigh. Compare abductor, adductor, depressor, sphincter.

## ten·sor

, pl. tensores (ten'sŏr, ten-sŏr'ēz)
A muscle the function of which is to render a part firm and tense.
[Mod. L. fr. L. tendo, pp. tensus, to stretch]

## tensor

A muscle that tenses a part.

## tensor

muscle rendering a part firm/tense

## tensor

any muscle that stretches or makes tense.

tensor veli palatini
see Table 13.1C.
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Taking into account the previous equations, the first tensor equation of rheological model (3) leads to the following expressions, which determine the values of shear components of stress tensor:
The particle quantities like mass, spin, charge, magnetic momentum are integration constants from mentioned tensor equations, and are inserted as parameters into the initial conditions.
Using these in the three Einstein tensor equations with the diagonal indices 11, 22, 33, we obtain formulae for [U.

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