torsion head

noun

: the part of a torsion balance from which the wire or filament is suspended and which is usually graduated with an angular scale for measuring the counterrotation required to neutralize the deflection

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“Torsion head.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/torsion%20head. Accessed 7 Feb. 2023.

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