# Tensor

#### Pronunciation

*Hyphenation:*ten + sor

#### Noun

#### tensor

(*plural*)

**tensors**- A muscle that stretches a part, or renders it tense.
- (
*mathematics, physics*) An image of a tuple under a tensor product map. - (
*mathematics, physics*) A function of several variables - (
*mathematics, physics*) A mathematical object consisting of a set of components with*n*indices each of which range from 1 to*m*where*n*is the rank and*m*is the dimension of the tensor.Rowland, Todd and Weisstein, Eric W., "Tensor", Wolfram MathWorld.

#### Derived terms

#### Verb

- To compute the tensor product of two tensors.