torr


torr

noun \ˈtr\
plural torr

Definition of TORR

:  a unit of pressure equal to 1760 of an atmosphere (about 133.3 pascals)

Origin of TORR

Evangelista Torricelli
First Known Use: 1949

torr

noun \ˈt(ə)r\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural torr

Medical Definition of TORR

: a unit of pressure equal to 1760 of an atmosphere or about 0.019 pounds per square inch or about 133.3 pascals

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