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Word: torque

Definition: twisting force; force producing rotation


More Vocab Words

::: plasticity - ability to be molded; ADJ. plastic: capable of being shaped or molded; Ex. plastic material such as clay
::: genteel - well-bred; elegant; striving to convey an appearance of refinement; Ex. genteel poverty
::: vitreous - of glass; pertaining to or resembling glass; V. vitrify: change into glass; CF. petrify
::: premise - assumption; postulate; proposition upon which an argument is based
::: tertiary - third in order or rank
::: perspicacious - (of someone) having insight; penetrating; astute
::: gloss - brief explanation note or translation of a difficult expression; V.
::: plume - feather, esp. large or showy one; something that rises into the air (like the shape of a feather); Ex. plume of smoke:
::: lucrative - profitable; producing wealth
::: oblique - indirect; slanting (deviating from the perpendicular or from a straight line); Ex. oblique reference