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Noun: torsion  tor-shun
  1. A tortuous and twisted shape or position
    "they built a tree house in the torsions of its boughs";
    - tortuosity, tortuousness, contortion, crookedness
  2. A twisting force
    - torque

Derived forms: torsions

Type of: distorted shape, distortion, force

Encyclopedia: Torsion