Definition of torque tube
: a tube surrounding the propeller shaft of an automotive vehicle to take the torque and being usually a unit with the rear-axle housing at the rear but with a universal joint at the front where it is supported by a cross-frame member or by the rear end of the transmission case
Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:
- More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
- Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
- Advanced search features
- Ad free!
Origin and Etymology of torque tube
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up torque tube? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).