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That means the forces and torques on your knees and ankles are smaller, which could be particularly beneficial if you’ve got joint problems like osteoarthritis, or if you are older or overweight.

The Hummer EV promises impressive numbers, including 1,000 total horsepower, 11,500 lb-ft of torque, and a 3-second 0-60 mph time.

All that torque and all those gears don’t seem bothered by the addition of relatively minimal weight and height.

As with torque, watt-hours is an apples-to-apples comparison.

Specs tell you a fair bit, but it’s worth noting that figures like power output, torque, and battery size are all moderated to some extent by the motor maker’s software.

Without such prodding, the machine's wand simply doesn't have enough torque to move ice cream so formidable.

“I think the show had lost a certain amount of torque,” he says.

To fully feel the depth of the Russian humiliation, you would have to have witnessed the torque of its rev-up.

At the top is shown the torque diagram of a single-cylinder motor of the four-cycle type.

A thumb-ring of gold round each man's thumb: an ear-tie of gold round each man's ear: a torque of silver round each man's throat.

The torque produced is proportional to the product of the air-gap flux per pole and the armature current.

To enable the motor to give a strong torque and run at a slow speed the number of poles in the field and armature is increased.

There are various devices by which the torque may be (approximately) got rid of.


On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to torque, such as: armband, collar, force, necklace, revolution, and turn.

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