torque

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Noun[change]

Singular
torque

Plural
torques

  1. (physics) (mechanics) Torque is a rotational or twisting effect of force.
    This type of engine is good for this job because they offer a lot of torque at low rpm.

Verb[change]

Plain form
torque

Third-person singular
torques

Past tense
torqued

Past participle
torqued

Present participle
torquing

  1. (physics) (mechanics) If you torque something, you make it rotate about an axis by imparting torque to it.