/ tɔːrk /
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ETYM Latin torques a twisted neck chain, from torquere to twist.
1. That which tends to produce torsion.
2. A turning or twisting; tendency to turn, or cause to turn, about an axis.
Collar, especially of twisted metal; force tending to produce rotation.
The turning effect of force on an object. A turbine produces a torque that turns an electricity generator in a power station. Torque is measured by multiplying the force by its perpendicular distance from the turning point.