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torque

 [tork]
a rotatory force causing part of a structure to twist about an axis.

torque (T),

(tōrk),
1. A rotatory force.
2. In dentistry, a torsion force applied to a tooth to produce or maintain crown or root movement.
[L. torqueo, to twist]

torque

(T) (tōrk)
1. A rotatory force.
2. dentistry A torsion force applied to a tooth to produce or maintain crown or root movement.
[L. torqueo, to twist]

torque

(tōrk)
1. In dentistry, torsion force applied to a tooth to produce or maintain crown or root movement.
2. A rotatory force.
[L. torqueo, to twist]
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A Staffordshire County Council spokesman would not say whether Mr Austin was sacked from Torc but added: "We can confirm he was employed by the school and left in 1997."
Now local historians have found an Iron Age terminal in a nearby field, which they think fits the torc. Experts from the British Museum, where the torc is kept, will examine the newly unearthed piece in the near future.
One of the necklaces is a "ribbon torc" made from twisted Irish or Scottish sheet gold.
The buried treasure automatically became the property of the Crown Last night a spokesman for the National Museums of Scotland said: "These four gold torcs are a very significant find.
And,during their third and last weekend,around February 25, they made their greatest haul -which included a twisted gold wire bracelet, a necklace called a torc,a bracelet,a pendant and a collection of yet more beads and rings -all made of gold.
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The tragedy happened at Torc County High School in Silver Link Road, Glascote, Tamworth.
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The "torc" necklaces are like those worn by queen Boudicca 2000 years ago.