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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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The cogging torque stems from the interaction between the rotor permanent magnets (PMs) and the stator teeth [6].
1] range, they have very different viscosities at shear rates approaching zero, where starting torque is determined.
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