torque converter

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torque converter

n.
A mechanical or hydraulic device for changing the ratio of torque to speed between the input and output shafts of a mechanism.

torque converter

n
(Mechanical Engineering) a hydraulic device for the smooth transmission of power in which an engine-driven impeller transmits its momentum to a fluid held in a sealed container, which in turn drives a rotor. Also called: hydraulic coupling
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Noun1.torque converter - converter for transmitting and amplifying torque (especially by hydraulic means)torque converter - converter for transmitting and amplifying torque (especially by hydraulic means)
converter, convertor - a device for changing one substance or form or state into another
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