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torsion British & World English

The action of twisting or the state of being twisted, especially of one end of an object relative to the other

torsion bar British & World English

A bar forming part of a vehicle suspension, twisting in response to the motion of the wheels and absorbing their vertical movement

torsion balance British & World English

An instrument for measuring very weak forces by their effect upon a system of fine twisted wire

torsion pendulum British & World English

A pendulum that rotates rather than swings

torsion beam in torsion bar British & World English

A bar forming part of a vehicle suspension, twisting in response to the motion of the wheels and absorbing their vertical movement