Search Result for "torque": pronunciation
Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a twisting force;
[syn: torsion, torque]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Torque \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. [1913 Webster] 2. [L. torquere to twist.] (Mech.) That which tends to produce torsion; a couple of forces. --J. Thomson. [1913 Webster] 3. (Phys. Science) A turning or twisting; tendency to turn, or cause to turn, about an axis. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

torque n 1: a twisting force [syn: torsion, torque]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

35 Moby Thesaurus words for "torque": anklet, armlet, bangle, beads, bijou, bracelet, breastpin, brooch, chain, chaplet, charm, chatelaine, circle, coronet, crown, diadem, earring, fob, gem, jewel, locket, necklace, nose ring, pin, precious stone, rhinestone, ring, stickpin, stone, stress, tiara, torsion, wampum, wristband, wristlet




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