Tenter

5 Definitions of Tenter

The meaning of the word tenter, the definition of Tenter:

n. - One who takes care of, or tends, machines in a factory; a kind of assistant foreman.

n. - A kind of governor.

n. - A machine or frame for stretching cloth by means of hooks, called tenter-hooks, so that it may dry even and square.

v. i. - To admit extension.

v. t. - To hang or stretch on, or as on, tenters.


The word "tenter" uses 6 letters: E E N R T T

Direct anagrams of tenter:

netter

Words formed by adding one letter before or after tenter, or to tenter in any order:

a - entreat ratteen ternate   i - nettier tentier   l - nettler   s - netters tenters  

Shorter words found within tenter:

en enter er ere ern erne et ne nee net nett re ree rent rente ret rete te tee teen ten tenet tent tern terne tet tree treen tret

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