Variant of torsion
- the process or condition of twisting or being twisted
- the stress or strain produced in a body, as a rod, wire, or thread, by turning one end along a longitudinal axis while the other end is held firm or twisted in the opposite direction
- the torque exerted by a body in reaction to being placed under torsion
Origin: ME torcion < MFr torsion < LL(Ec) torsio < pp. of L torquere, to twist: see tort
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