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EtymologyEdit

Named for Evangelista Torricelli, an Italian physicist

NounEdit

torr (plural torrs)

  1. A unit of pressure that is equal to approximately 1.316·10-3 atmosphere or 133.3 pascals.

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CzechEdit

NounEdit

torr m

  1. torr (unit of pressure)

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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

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

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

AdjectiveEdit

torr (comparative torrare, superlative torrast)

  1. dry
  2. boring and unexciting

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of torr
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular torr torrare torrast
Neuter singular torrt torrare torrast
Plural torra 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.

NounEdit

torr ?

  1. torr; a unit of pressure