torsion bar

a metal bar having elasticity when subjected to torsion: used as a spring in various machines and in automobile suspensions.

1945–50 Unabridged
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torsion bar
a metal bar acting as a torsional spring, esp as used in the suspensions of some motor vehicles

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Example sentences
The door shall be torsion bar loaded for ease of lifting and shall have safety locking handle in open position.
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