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ten•seg•ri•ty



Pronunciation: (ten-seg'ri-tē), [key]
n. Archit.
the property of skeleton structures that employ continuous tension members and discontinuous compression members in such a way that each member operates with the maximum efficiency and economy.

adj.
noting any of a series of structures developed by R. Buckminster Fuller that embody this property.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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