Part of Speech noun
Origin + Etymology
19th Century; Latin from Latin torquēs 'necklace' and torquēre 'to twist'
  • revolution
  • turn
  • stagnation
the ability of an element that rotates, like a gear or shift, to overcome resistance
A) The new Mercedes pushes out 469 horsepower and 465 lb-ft of torque. B) Many brands like to list torque on every level of power assist.
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