# Torque

From Glossary of Meteorology

## torque

The moment of a force about a given point; that is, the vector product of the position vector (from the given point to the point at which the force is applied) and the force.

The moment of a force about a given point; that is, the vector product of the position vector (from the given point to the point at which the force is applied) and the force.

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