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torque (someone) off

To irritate, frustrate, or exasperate someone. It really torqued me off to hear that yet another local grocery store was being bought out by the huge supermarket chain.
See also: off, torque

be torqued off

To be particularly irritated, frustrated, or exasperated (by something). It's no use being torqued off over the professor's teaching style; you just have to adapt and do as well as you can. I was pretty torqued off to hear that yet another local grocery store was being bought out by the huge supermarket chain.
See also: off, torque

get torqued off

To become particularly irritated, frustrated, or exasperated (by something). It's no use getting torqued off over the professor's teaching style; you just have to adapt and do as well as you can. I got pretty torqued off when I heard that yet another local grocery store was being bought out by the huge supermarket chain.
See also: get, off, torque

torqued off

Particularly irritated, frustrated, or exasperated. It's no use getting torqued off just because you don't like your professor's style of teaching. I was pretty torqued off to hear that yet another local grocery store was being bought out by the huge supermarket chain.
See also: off, torque

torqued

(torkt)
1. mod. angry; bent. Now, now! Don’t get torqued!
2. mod. drunk. (A play on twisted.) Mary gets torqued on just a few drinks.
See also: torque
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This means that when starting a single-screw that is full of RPVC, the torque requirement can be as much as eight times the running torque.
The torque produced accelerates the load to near synchronous speed.
The completion of the Planetary Gear line of torque multipliers is a cause for celebration at Pro Torque Tools, where customers can now find solutions for any high torque problem.
The solution consists in uniformly spreading the motor torque over a working cycle, so that the no-load portion, when motor has the worst efficiency, is substantially reduced.
The proposed method, along with its simplicity compared to classical DTC, has an improved performance in terms of torque and flux ripple and also stator current distortion.
That stuff defeats the purpose by creating friction, which allows torque.
When the process exceeds the available power and torque, it overheats the motor eventually burning it out.
It has been tuned for low- and mid-range torque, with 90% of peak torque available from 2,400 rpm.
Torque Right fittings are available with a standard [pi]-28 thread size in nine distinct colours for easy connection coding and identification.
The Torque Game Engine from GarageGames is a powerful piece of software that helps users to create original computer games or other professional and educational products.
Any game programmer working with the Torque game engine must have The Game Programmer's Guide To Torque: it teaches everything needed to design your own game, using experiences of game makers and industry veterans well versed in Torque technology.
Basic theoretical and experimental research by several scientists, including Albert Einstein, led physicists to recognize subatomic torque roughly a century ago, notes Mark Covington of Seagate Research in Pittsburgh.
You play a hardened prisoner named Torque seeking revenge on Caleb Blackmore, voiced by Michael Clarke Duncan.
While enabling the measurement and control of nano-torque levels, it retains a continuous working torque range to 200 mNm, allowing complete rheological characterization, according to the company.
Doncasters took on the other side of the race when the firm was selected by Dunlop Aerospace (Meggitt plc), Coventry, West Midlands, England, in April to manufacture torque tubes for the A380 brake.