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1.
In modeling, it refers to the state of exhibiting intense fierceness with one's face and body during a photo shoot. One who does not exhibit tension can be said to resemble a "limp noodle". It quickly became a favorite term of supermodel Tyra Banks on the twelfth cycle of America's Next Top Model, much to everyone's annoyance.

For more examples of Tyraspeak, see "smize", "H2T", and "Ty-over".
Tyra: Try putting a little more tension in yo' body.
Nijah (C12): Unnnnhhh!!! (ejaculates)
Tyra: That's my gurl!
by drbazzi October 29, 2009
 
2.
uneasiness state unrelaxment

Tightness in the esophagus
When pulling a rubber band, you create mad tension.

as in "ATTENSION!!" but without the "at"
by trojan dude September 24, 2003
 
3.
Tension is basically like Twomp, except 10.
10 dollars worth of anything, or 10 dollars.
I need a Twomp sack but i only got Tension!
by Seanz May 24, 2004
 
4.
Tension is uncomfortable situations like riding away on a moto butt naked and loving it. It is tripping over infront of cops on purpose and just all out the stupidest shit you could think off. Its also a video done by the east coast boys on there bodyboards.
Tommo: have you seen the movie tension
Ben: yeah man how funny is it they do the best tensions.
by Darren Thomson April 27, 2005