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torque converter

noun, Machinery.
a fluid coupling in which three or more rotors are used, one of which can be checked so that output torque is augmented and output speed diminished.
Origin of torque converter
1925-30 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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British Dictionary definitions for torque-converter

torque converter

a hydraulic device for the smooth transmission of power in which an engine-driven impeller transmits its momentum to a fluid held in a sealed container, which in turn drives a rotor Also called hydraulic coupling
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