Torricellian

adjective

Tor·​ri·​cel·​li·​an
¦tȯrə¦chelēən,
¦tär-,
-rə¦sel-
: of or relating to the Italian physicist and mathematician Torricelli closely associated with Galileo and noted especially for his researches in pneumatics

Word History

Etymology

Evangelista Torricelli †1647 Italian mathematician and physicist + English -an

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“Torricellian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Torricellian. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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