- (n) a tortuous and twisted shape or position
- (n) a twisting force
- In 1943, while working as a mechanical engineer in Philadelphia, Richard James saw a torsion spring fall off his desk and tumble end over end across the floor.
- But the torsion balance did not work well in hilly land.
- The torsion-bar mechanism operates by electricity to cut down side-sway and absorb bumps, will be installed as standard equipment on 1955 high-priced Packard lines.