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tenter

ten·ter

tenter

 
pronunciation:
ten tr
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition: a frame upon which cloth is stretched in order to dry evenly and without shrinkage.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: tentered, tentering, tenters
definition: to stretch (cloth or other material) on a frame.