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Webster

English Word:

torque


English Pronunciation:

torque


Noun:


⇨Etymology

(Latin) torques a twisted neck chain, from torquere to twist.; (Latin) torquere to twist.


⇨Definition

1. A collar or neck chain, usually twisted, especially as worn by ancient barbaric nations, as the Gauls, Germans, and Britons.

2. (Mechanic) That which tends to produce torsion; a couple of forces. J. Thomson.

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



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Wiktionary

Noun:

torque (plural torques) (physics, mechanics) A rotational or twisting effect of a force; a moment of force, defined for measurement purposes as an equivalent straight line force multiplied by the distance from the axis of rotation (SI unit newton-metre or Nm; imperial unit foot-pound or ft.lbf). 1978, James Richard Wertz, Spacecraft Attitude Determination and Control, Springer, page 17: The relative strengths of the various torques will depend on both the spacecraft environment and the form and structure of the spacecraft itself.


Verb:

torque (third-person singular simple present torques, present participle torquing, simple past and past participle torqued) To twist or turn something.


Anagrams:

roquet


Reference:

torque

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