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torsion

tor·sion

torsion

 
pronunciation:
tor shn
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of twisting or the state of being twisted.
definition 2: the tension produced by twisting one end of an object in one direction while the other is stationary or twisted in the opposite direction.
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derivations: torsional (adj.), torsionally (adv.)