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

Evangelista Torricelli

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“Torr.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/torr. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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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

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