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Adjective: tensile  ten-sul [N. Amer], 'ten,sI(-u)l [Brit]
  1. Of or relating to tension
    "tensile stress"; "tensile pull"
  2. Capable of being shaped, bent or drawn out
    "made of highly tensile steel alloy";
    - ductile, malleable, pliable, pliant, tractile

See also: formed

Encyclopedia: Tensile