torr

noun
\ˈtȯr \
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

noun
\ˈtȯ(ə)r \
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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