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torsion meter

  

      n      another name for       torque meter  
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torque meter  
      n     (Engineering)   a device designed to determine the torque or torsion in a shaft, usually by measuring the twist in a calibrated length of shafting,   (Also called)    torsion meter         

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torsion  
      n  
1   
a    the twisting of a part by application of equal and opposite torques  
b    the condition of twist and shear stress produced by a torque on a part or component  
2    the act of twisting or the state of being twisted  
     (C15: from Old French, from medical Latin torsio griping pains, from Latin torquere to twist, torture)  
  torsional      adj  
  torsionally      adv  


torsion balance  
      n   an instrument used to measure small forces, esp. electric or magnetic forces, by the torsion they produce in a thin wire, thread, or rod  
torsion bar  
      n   a metal bar acting as a torsional spring, esp. as used in the suspensions of some motor vehicles  
torsion meter  
      n      another name for       torque meter  

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