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torr

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noun, \ˈtȯr\

Definition of torr

plural torr

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



Origin of torr

Evangelista Torricelli


First Known Use: 1949


Medical Dictionary

torr

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noun \ˈtȯ(ə)r\

Medical Definition of torr

plural torr

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




Learn More about torr

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "torr" Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about "torr"


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