Definition of Torsions

1. Noun. (plural of torsion) ¹



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Definition of Torsions

1. torsion [n] - See also: torsion

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Torsions

torsion of a tooth
torsion of appendage
torsion of testis
torsion spasm
torsion testis
torsion wrench
torsion wrenches
torsional
torsional deformity
torsionally
torsioned
torsionful
torsionic
torsionless
torsionometer
torsions (current term)
torsive
torsive occlusion
torsiversion
torsk
torsks
torso
torsoclusion
torsoes
torsoless
torsolike
torsor
torsors
torsos
tort

Literary usage of Torsions

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1. Lectures on Plant Physiology by Ludwig Jost (1907)
"An entire organ can also undergo torsions similar in all respects to those ... torsions of the whole organ occur much more frequently in consequence of the ..."

2. Practical Plant Physiology: An Introduction to Original Research for by Wilhelm Detmer, S. A. (Samuel Albert) Moor (1898)
"torsions. torsions are frequently to be observed in internodes, and also in leaves. Beautiful examples of torsion are exhibited by the older internodes of ..."

3. A Treatise on the Motor Apparatus of the Eyes: Embracing an Exposition of by George Thomas Stevens (1906)
"SOME OF THE PHENOMENA, CAUSES AND LAWS OF torsions OF THE EYES. In this section some of the principles set forth in the preceding one will he restated in ..."

4. A History of the Theory of Elasticity and of the Strength of Materials: From by Isaac Todhunter (1893)
"(ii) After 129600 torsions no change was visible to the ... After 388800 torsions the change in AB was visible to the naked eye and the rupture surface was ..."

5. The Science and art of obstetrics by Theophilus Parvin (1895)
"He refers to torsions as '' pra?mor- tal" and " postmortal." The first are caused by the active movements of the foetus, or by a severe fall received by the ..."

6. The New American Botanist and Florist: Including Lessons in the Structure by Alphonso Wood (1889)
"This arrangement is very frequent ; but more or less disguised by the torsions which the axis experiences in process of growth. ..."

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