Pronunciation: (ten'tur), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/tenter.html on line 73 [key]
1. a framework on which cloth in the process of manufacture is stretched so it may set or dry evenly.
2. Obs.a tenterhook.
to stretch (cloth) on a tenter or tenters.
to be capable of being tentered.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.