Associations to the word «Torque»


TORQUE, noun. (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).
TORQUE, verb. To twist or turn something.
TORQUE, noun. A tightly braided necklace or collar, often made of metal, worn by various early European peoples.
TORQUE OFF, verb. (chiefly US) (transitive) (idiomatic) To annoy, distress, or anger.
TORQUE SPANNER, noun. Alternative term for torque wrench
TORQUE STEER, noun. (automotive) A pull of a front wheel drive car's steering to one side (ie. away from straight ahead) when accelerating. This is an undesirable phenomenon and arises from the drive line components that take the engine's power to the two wheels.
TORQUE WRENCH, noun. A workshop tool used to precisely apply a specific torque to a fastener such as a nut or bolt; basically a wrench equipped with a torque indicator.
TORQUE WRENCH, noun. A torsion wrench, an L-shaped lockpicking tool.
TORQUE WRENCHES, noun. Plural of torque wrench

Dictionary definition

TORQUE, noun. A twisting force.

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