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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.
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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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In another scheme, an analytical solution was developed for production motor voltages to provide a smooth torque [2].
This ensures that the hydrodynamic torque is the integration of all the fluid torques acting on these surfaces.
In this situation, the MWT with low cogging torque is more advantageous than other MWTs [8].
The motor control unit must feed voltage, frequency, and current to the connected motor to produce the required speeds and torques.
To measure peak values, conventional sensors have to withstand peak torque without overload damage with the result that signal resolution is inadequate for accuracy at the much lower levels of torque in normal operation.
Between zero and base speed, the power increases in a linear fashion, while the torque is a constant.
Spin torque offers a way to circumvent flaws of conventional MRAM designs, in which currents in pairs of crisscrossing wires generate magnetic fields to flip bits.
Too much torque on the planetary gear cover will put the squeeze on the O-ring underneath.
Power nutrunners are widely used in manufacturing because of their ability to tighten threaded fasteners rapidly, their capacity to generate high torque, and their reliability in achieving target torque levels.
In a hard joint, there is almot no resistance to running torque until the metal fastener hits bottom.
manufacturer of machines that can fill bottles with food, beverages, or pharmaceuticals, has added mechanical torque limiting devices in addition to the electronic limit switches already on its Monoblock filler/capper machines.
All the coagents increased the maximum torque value of the control compounds, indicating an increase in crosslink density.
Typically, you get 170% of the rated torque at breakaway.
Because the magnetic torque rods exert such small torques on the spacecraft, the de-spin maneuver from the initial 15 degrees per second to approximately three degrees per second required three days, completing very early on New Year's Day.