how to pronounce tenter


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tenter is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of tenter


  1. One who takes care of, or tends, machines in a factory; a kind of assistant foreman.
  2. A kind of governor, or regulating device.
  3. A framework upon which cloth is stretched and dried.


  1. To admit extension; to be stretchable.
  2. To stretch cloth on such a framework.

tenter frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word tenter occurs in english on average 0.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics tenter can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that tenter can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

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