torsion

Definitions

General Science

  • noun the action or force of twisting, especially of one end of a body while the other is fixed

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Electronics

  • A twisting stress or deformation in an object produced by a torque, while a part of said object is held still. Also, the effect of such twisting. Also, the act of so twisting.

Medical

  • noun the twisting of something, or a twisted state
  • noun the stress placed on an object which has been twisted
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