torr

noun
\ ˈtȯr How to pronounce torr (audio) \
plural torr

Definition of torr

: a unit of pressure equal to ¹/₇₆₀ of an atmosphere (about 133.3 pascals)

First Known Use of torr

1949, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for torr

after Evangelista torricelli

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About torr

Dictionary Entries Near torr

torque wrench

torr

Torrance

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for torr

Cite this Entry

“Torr.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/torr. Accessed 27 Jul. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for torr

torr

noun
\ ˈtȯ(ə)r How to pronounce torr (audio) \
plural torr

Medical Definition of torr

: a unit of pressure equal to ¹/₇₆₀ of an atmosphere or about 0.019 pounds per square inch or about 133.3 pascals

More from Merriam-Webster on torr

Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about torr

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Spelling Words Quiz

  • alphabet pasta spelling help
  • Which is the correct spelling?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!