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Prestress stands for:

  • Tension (chemistry) , tension generated by the ion exchange process on glass surfaces
  • Pre-tensioning (mechanics) , components mounted or used under mechanical tension
  • a permanently applied basic electrical voltage, see bias (electronics)
  • the draft animals additionally harnessed for inclines, see tension
  • as a railway technology term in contrast to double traction, see pre-tensioning vehicle

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