Torc \Torc\ (t[^o]rk), n. Same as {Torque}, 1. [1913 Webster]

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  • Torc — A torc, also spelled torq or torque, is a rigid piece of personal adornment made from twisted metal. It can be worn as an arm ring, a circular neck ring, or a necklace that is open ended at the front. Smaller torcs worn around the wrist are… …   Wikipedia

  • torc — var. of TORQUE 1. * * * noun ( s) Etymology: by alteration : torque I * * * /tawrk/, n. torque (def. 4). * * * torc «trk», noun. = torque (def. 3). (Cf. ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • torc — noun see torque I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • torc — /tawrk/, n. torque (def. 4). * * * …   Universalium

  • torc — noun A rigid circular necklace that is open ended at the front …   Wiktionary

  • torc — [tɔ:k] (also torque) noun a neck ornament consisting of a band of twisted metal, worn especially by the ancient Gauls and Britons. Origin C19: from Fr. torque, from L. torques (see torch) …   English new terms dictionary

  • torc — [[t]tɔrk[/t]] n. jew torque II …   From formal English to slang

  • torc — /tɔk/ (say tawk) noun → torque (def. 4) …   Australian English dictionary

  • Torc Mountain — (Irish: An Torc ) is a mountain near Killarney in County Kerry, Ireland which is 535 m high. Torc Mountain gets its name from an enchanted boar that was killed there by the legendary hero, Fionn mac also*Mountains of East Kerry …   Wikipedia

  • Torc Waterfall — is a notable tourist attraction at the base of Torc Mountain, about convert|5|mi|km from Killarney in County Kerry Ireland.Easy access and parking make the site popular with walkers and tour bus groups, who often visit the waterfall as part of… …   Wikipedia

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