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Definition of "high-tension" []

  • Having a high voltage. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "high-tension" in a sentence
  • "The coal plant (or hydro dam) that produces the power, and the fact that most of the electricity produced does nothing more useful than heat up high-tension lines and transformers, is out of sight and out of mind."
  • "It is both tremendously efficient in comparison to normal high-tension lines and has the interesting characteristic that it STORES large amounts of energy in both the hydrogen and the electromagnetic field around the superconductors."
  • "“It is both tremendously efficient in comparison to normal high-tension lines and has the interesting characteristic that it STORES large amounts of energy in both the hydrogen and the electromagnetic field around the superconductors.”"