torr

noun

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

Word History

Etymology

after Evangelista torricelli

First Known Use

1949, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of torr was in 1949

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Cite this Entry

“Torr.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/torr. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

Medical Definition

torr

noun
plural 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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