torsibility

[ tawr-suh-bil-i-tee ]
/ ˌtɔr səˈbɪl ɪ ti /

noun

resistance to torsion.

Nearby words

  1. torsade,
  2. torsade de pointes,
  3. torse,
  4. torsel,
  5. torsi,
  6. torsion,
  7. torsion balance,
  8. torsion bar,
  9. torsion forceps,
  10. torsion fracture

Origin of torsibility

1860–65; < Late Latin tors(us) (see torse) + -ibility

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British Dictionary definitions for torsibility

torsibility

/ (ˌtɔːsəˈbɪlɪtɪ) /

noun

the ability to be twisted
the degree of resistance to or the capacity of recovering from being twisted
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