torsion


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tor·sion

 (tôr′shən)
n.
1.
a. The act of twisting or turning.
b. The condition of being twisted or turned.
2. The stress or deformation caused when one end of an object is twisted in one direction and the other end is held motionless or twisted in the opposite direction.

[Middle English torcion, wringing pain in the bowels, from Old French torsion, from Late Latin torsiō, torsiōn-, a wringing pain, variant of Latin tortiō, from tortus, past particple of torquēre, to twist; see torsade.]

tor′sion·al adj.
tor′sion·al·ly adv.

torsion

(ˈtɔːʃən)
n
1. (Mechanical Engineering)
a. the twisting of a part by application of equal and opposite torques at either end
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 torsiō griping pains, from Latin torquēre to twist, torture]
ˈtorsional adj
ˈtorsionally adv

tor•sion

(ˈtɔr ʃən)

n.
1. the act of twisting.
2. the state of being twisted.
3.
a. the twisting of an object by two equal and opposite torques.
b. the internal torque so produced.
[1375–1425; late Middle English torcion wringing one's bowels < Old French torsion < Late Latin torsiō torment, for Latin tortiō, derivative of torqu(ēre) to twist]
tor′sion•al, adj.
tor′sion•al•ly, adv.

tor·sion

(tôr′shən)
The stress that an object undergoes when one of its ends is twisted out of line with the other end.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.torsion - a tortuous and twisted shape or positiontorsion - a tortuous and twisted shape or position; "they built a tree house in the tortuosities of its boughs"; "the acrobat performed incredible contortions"
distorted shape, distortion - a shape resulting from distortion
2.torsion - a twisting forcetorsion - a twisting force      
force - (physics) the influence that produces a change in a physical quantity; "force equals mass times acceleration"
magnetic moment, moment of a magnet - the torque exerted on a magnet or dipole when it is placed in a magnetic field
Translations

torsion

[ˈtɔːʃən] Ntorsión f

torsion

[ˈtɔːrʃən] ntorsion f

torsion

nDrehung f, → Torsion f (spec); degree of torsionDrehbeanspruchung f, → Torsionsschwingung f (spec)

torsion

[ˈtɔːʃn] ntorsione f

tor·sion

n. torsión, rotación de una parte sobre su propio eje longitudinal;
ovarian ______ ovárica;
testicular ______ testicular.

torsion

n torsión f; testicular — torsión testicular
References in periodicals archive ?
Adams, "Primary torsion of the omentum," American Journal of Surgery, vol.
Different fiber-based sensing structures have been developed for torsion detection, such as long-period fiber gratings (LPFGs) based on screw-type distortion in the bare optical fiber [1], the engraving of angle-chirped LPFGs [2], helicoidal long-period fiber gratings (H-LPFGs) [3], twist tapers, and special fibers like the polarization-maintaining fibers (PANDA, Bow Tie) for their high linear birefringence [4].
All patients with acute scrotum have to be triaged with high priority in EDs, as the causes of the symptoms may be serious (e.g., testicular torsion or strangulated hernia) and require emergency surgical intervention.
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It will be built by Coventry-based firm Torsion Group, who are also developing student accommodation in Sheffield, ready for the 2019 academic year.
"Having reached financial close on a previous student accommodation transaction with Torsion at the beginning of this year, we are delighted to have already signed a subsequent deal for another Torsion scheme alongside its JV partner, DR2H Limited - this one for students at the University of Warwick; a member of the Russell Group and a UK top-ten university."
This manually-performed practice consists in a slight torsion of the canes in all their extension, before their binding on the wire, aiming to break apical dominance and to stimulate the emergence of lateral bud bursts (GIOVANINNI, 2014).
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New Delhi: India Yamaha Motor Pvt Ltd (IYM) Tuesday announced recall of 1,874 units of its YZF-R3 motorcycle model to rectify defects related to radiator hose and spring torsion.
Spermatic cord torsion, commonly known as testicular torsion (TT), is a common emergency that requires precise assessment and urgent clinical decision making.
Testicular Doppler US of the scrotum and testicles demonstrated polyorchidism with suggestion of subacute/chronic testicular torsion. On re-examination, the patient was clinically stable with improvement of symptoms.