Definition of Tenter. Meaning of Tenter. Synonyms of Tenter

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Definition of Tenter

Tenter
Tenter Ten"ter, n. 1. One who takes care of, or tends, machines in a factory; a kind of assistant foreman. 2. (Mach.) A kind of governor.
Tenter
Tenter Ten"ter, n. [OE. tenture, tentoure, OF. tenture a stretching, spreading, F. tenture hangings, tapestry, from L. tendere, tentum, to stretch. See Tend to move.] A machine or frame for stretching cloth by means of hooks, called tenter-hooks, so that it may dry even and square. Tenter ground, a place where tenters are erected. Tenter-hook, a sharp, hooked nail used for fastening cloth on a tenter. To be on the tenters, or on the tenter-hooks, to be on the stretch; to be in distress, uneasiness, or suspense. --Hudibras.
Tenter
Tenter Ten"ter, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Tentered; p. pr. & vb. n. Tentering.] To admit extension. Woolen cloth will tenter, linen scarcely. --Bacon.
Tenter
Tenter Ten"ter, v. t. To hang or stretch on, or as on, tenters.

Meaning of Tenter from wikipedia

- Tenterhooks or tenter hooks are hooked nails in a device called a tenter. Tenters were wooden frames which were used as far back as the 14th century in...
- A tent (/tɛnt/ (listen)) is a shelter consisting of sheets of fabric or other material draped over, attached to a frame of poles or attached to a supporting...
- Tent revivals are a gathering of Christian worshipers in a tent erected specifically for revival meetings, healing crusades, and church rallies. Tent...
- Tentation delblush is a commercial apple variety (also known as Delblush) that was created in France in 1979 by Georges Delbard as the result of a crossing...
- Tent caterpillars are moderately sized caterpillars, or moth larvae, belonging to the genus Malacosoma in the family Lasiocampidae. Twenty-six species...
- needed] Approximate centroid of North-, South-, West-, and East- Tenter Street, and Tenter P****age, in Spitalfields, London: 51°30′45″N 0°04′18″W / 51...
- verse from Paul Valéry's poem Le Cimetière marin, "Le vent se lève, il faut tenter de vivre," which the protagonist recites to Setsuko when they meet under...
- differ from building to building. In a residential setting, a "rubber" tent or tents, typically made of plastic/pvc coated canvas material, may be placed...
- Red Tent or Red Tent may refer to: Red Tent (shelter), a tent used by survivors of the airship Italia The Red Tent (Nagibin novel), 1960 The Red Tent (film)...
- A pole marquee or pole tent is a variety of large tent often used to shelter summer events such as shows, festivals, and weddings. They are particularly...
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