English noun: torsion
|1.||torsion (shape) a tortuous and twisted shape or position|
|Samples||They built a tree house in the tortuosities of its boughs.|
The acrobat performed incredible contortions.
|Synonyms||contortion, crookedness, tortuosity, tortuousness|
|Broader (hypernym)||distorted shape, distortion|
|2.||torsion (phenomenon) a twisting force|
|Narrower (hyponym)||magnetic moment, moment of a magnet|