Definition of Torsional

1. a. Of or pertaining to torsion; resulting from torsion, or the force with which a thread or wire returns to a state of rest after having been twisted round its axis; as, torsional force.



Definition of Torsional

1. Adjective. Of, pertaining to, or achieved using torsion ¹

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Definition of Torsional

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Torsional

torsiometer
torsion
torsion angle
torsion balance
torsion disease of childhood
torsion dystonia
torsion fracture
torsion neurosis
torsion of a tooth
torsion of appendage
torsion of testis
torsion spasm
torsion testis
torsion wrench
torsion wrenches
torsional (current term)
torsional deformity
torsionally
torsioned
torsionful
torsionic
torsionless
torsionometer
torsions
torsive
torsive occlusion
torsiversion
torsk
torsks
torso

Literary usage of Torsional

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1. A Treatise on the Mathematical Theory of Elasticity by Augustus Edward Hough Love (1906)
"torsional vibrations. Let -¡¡r denote the relative angular displacement of two ... The torsional couple is C((ty/ds), where C is the torsional rigidity. ..."

2. A Text-book of Physics by William Watson (1911)
"The following table gives the coefficient of torsional rigidity for some solids ... for the torsional rigidity of the wire will give a force tending to ..."

3. The Theory of Sound by John William Strutt Rayleigh (1894)
"LONGITUDINAL AND torsional VIBRATIONS OF BARS. 149. THE next system to the string in order of simplicity is the bar, by which term is usually understood in ..."

4. The Theory of Sound by John William Strutt Rayleigh (1894)
"LONGITUDINAL AND torsional VIBRATIONS OF BARS. 149. ... The vibrations of a bar are of three kinds—longitudin torsional, and lateral. ..."

5. Experimental Elasticity: A Manual for the Laboratory by George Frederick Charles Searle (1908)
"When a copper wire is subjected to gradually increasing torsion, the torsional couple is at first proportional to the twist, according to Hooke's law, but, ..."

6. The Theory and Practice of Absolute Measurements in Electricity and Magnetism by Andrew Gray (1888)
"The mode of suspension generally adopted is by unspun clean silk-fibre, which combines great strength with very slight torsional rigidity. ..."

7. Experimental Elasticity: A Manual for the Laboratory by George Frederick Charles Searle (1908)
"Measurement of the energy dissipated through torsional hysteresis. 100. Introduction. When a copper wire is subjected to gradually increasing torsion, ..."

8. The Theory and Practice of Absolute Measurements in Electricity and Magnetism by Andrew Gray (1888)
"The mode of suspension generally adopted is by unspun clean silk-fible, which combines great strength with very slight torsional rigidity. ..."

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