See also: Torr and tòrr

EnglishEdit

 
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Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English torr, from Old English torr

NounEdit

torr (plural torrs)

  1. Archaic form of tor.

Etymology 2Edit

 torr on Wikipedia

Clipping of Torricelli. Named after Italian physicist Evangelista Torricelli

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

torr (plural torrs or torr)

  1. (metrology) A unit of pressure that is equal to approximately 0.001316 atmospheres or 133.3 pascals

SynonymsEdit

(unit of pressure):

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CzechEdit

NounEdit

torr m

  1. torr (unit of pressure)

Further readingEdit

  • torr in Kartotéka Novočeského lexikálního archivu
  • torr in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Named for Evangelista Torricelli, an Italian physicist

NounEdit

torr n (genitive singular tors, plural torr)

  1. torr, approximately 1.316·10-3 atmosphere or 133.3 pascals.

DeclensionEdit

n9 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative torr torrið torr torrini
Accusative torr torrið torr torrini
Dative torri torrinum torrum torrunum
Genitive tors torsins torra torranna

FrenchEdit

NounEdit

torr m (plural torrs)

  1. torr

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ItalianEdit

NounEdit

torr m (invariable)

  1. (meteorology) torr (unit of pressure)

LombardEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin turris, turrem, from Ancient Greek τύρρις (túrrhis), τύρσις (túrsis).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

torr ?

  1. tower

Old EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin turris.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

torr m

  1. tower

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PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: torr

NounEdit

torr m (plural torrs)

  1. torr (unit of pressure)

SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

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Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse þurr, from Proto-Germanic *þursuz, from Proto-Indo-European *térsus, from *ters- (dry).

AdjectiveEdit

torr (comparative torrare, superlative torrast)

  1. dry
  2. (overly) matter-of-fact and humorless, dull
DeclensionEdit
Inflection of torr
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular torr torrare torrast
Neuter singular torrt torrare torrast
Plural torra torrare torrast
Masculine plural3 torre torrare torrast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 torre torrare torraste
All torra torrare torraste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.
3) Dated or archaic
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

torr ?

  1. torr; a unit of pressure

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