HyperDic: tautness

English > 2 senses of the word tautness:
NOUNstatetautness, tension, tensity, tensenessthe physical condition of being stretched or strained
attributetautness, tightnesslack of movement or room for movement
English > tautness: 2 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningThe physical condition of being stretched or strained.
Synonymstension, tensity, tenseness
Narrowertonicity, tonus, toneThe elastic tension of living muscles, arteries, etc. that facilitate response to stimuli
Broadercondition, statusA state at a particular time
Spanishtensión, tirantez
Catalantensió
Adjectivestautsubjected to great tension
English > tautness: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
Meaninglack of movement or room for movement.
Synonymtightness
Broaderimmovability, immovablenessnot capable of being moved or rearranged
Oppositelooseness, playmovement or space for movement
Spanishtensión, tirantez
Catalantensió, tibantor
Adjectivestautpulled or drawn tight

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