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1. The measure of a force's tendency to produce torsion or rotation about an axis, equal to the product of the force vector and the radius vector from the axis of rotation to the point of application of the force; the moment of a force.
2. A turning or twisting force.
tr.v. torqued, torqu·ing, torques
To impart torque to.
torque 2or torc (tôrk)
A collar, a necklace, or an armband made of a strip of twisted metal, worn by the ancient Celts and Germans.