Sentence Examples


  • The Calorimeter Was Suspended By A Steel Wire, The Torsion Of Which Made The Equilibrium Stable.
  • This tendency can be resisted by giving a twist to the torsion head and so applying to the movable coil through the spring a restoring torque, which opposes the torque due to the dynamic action of the currents.
  • The problem of the causes of the torsion of the Gastropod body has been much discussed.
  • Burr.- p T 9 pl.y ped.g: reversal of the cleavage planes in sinistral as compared with dextral forms. The facts, however, strongly suggest that the original cause of the torsion was the weight of the exogastric shell and visceral hump, which in an animal creeping on its ventral surface necessarily fell over to one side.
  • In all these cases the torsion and asymmetry of the body are unaffected.