torsion bar


noun

a metal bar having elasticity when subjected to torsion: used as a spring in various machines and in automobile suspensions.

Origin of torsion bar

First recorded in 1945–50
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British Dictionary definitions for torsion bar

torsion bar

noun

a metal bar acting as a torsional spring, esp as used in the suspensions of some motor vehicles

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