torsometer
Torsion meter Torsion meter (Mech.) An instrument for determining the torque on a shaft, and hence the horse power of an engine, esp. of a marine engine of high power, by measuring the amount of twist of a given length of the shaft. Called also {torsimeter}, {torsiometer}, {torsometer}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • torsimeter — Torsion meter Torsion meter (Mech.) An instrument for determining the torque on a shaft, and hence the horse power of an engine, esp. of a marine engine of high power, by measuring the amount of twist of a given length of the shaft. Called also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • torsiometer — Torsion meter Torsion meter (Mech.) An instrument for determining the torque on a shaft, and hence the horse power of an engine, esp. of a marine engine of high power, by measuring the amount of twist of a given length of the shaft. Called also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Torsion meter — (Mech.) An instrument for determining the torque on a shaft, and hence the horse power of an engine, esp. of a marine engine of high power, by measuring the amount of twist of a given length of the shaft. Called also {torsimeter}, {torsiometer},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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