torsional angle

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torsional angle

[′tȯr·shən·əl ′aŋ·gəl]
(mechanics)
The total relative rotation of the ends of a straight cylindrical bar when subjected to a torque.
(physical chemistry)
The angle between bonds on adjacent atoms.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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