Torque

usgb/tɔːrk/Volume
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Mechanical ContextPlay
Associated with machinery or devices that rotate, like engines, drills, or wheels. SlideAdjusting the gears can help to optimize the torque for better performance.
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Measurement UnitPlay
Measured in newton-meters (Nm) or pound-feet (lb-ft) depending on the system used. SlideThe new model boasts a torque of 400 Nm at just 2000 rpm.
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Physical EffortPlay
In everyday language, it can mean the effort needed to twist or turn something manually. SlideI applied more torque to the wrench to loosen the bolt.