torque

Definitions

General Science

Cars & Driving

Construction

  • The force used to rotate something.
  • turning or twisting energy measured as the product of a force and a lever arm.

Electronics

  • A measure of the ability of one or more forces to produce rotation about an axis.
  • One or more forces producing a turning or twisting motion.

Sports

  • noun the force that an object such as a lever exerts on something to cause it to rotate
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