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Meaning of TORQUE

Pronunciation:  tork

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a twisting force
 

TORQUE is a 6 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: torsion
 
 See Also: force, magnetic moment, moment of a magnet

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Torque\, n. [L. torques a twisted neck chain, fr.
torquere to twist.]
1. A collar or neck chain, usually twisted, especially as
   worn by ancient barbaric nations, as the Gauls, Germans,
   and Britons.

2. [L. torquere to twist.] (Mech.) That which tends to
   produce torsion; a couple of forces. --J. Thomson.

3. (Phys. Science) A turning or twisting; tendency to turn,
   or cause to turn, about an axis.

 

 

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