torr

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search
See also: tòrr

English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Named for Evangelista Torricelli, an Italian physicist

Noun[edit]

torr ‎(plural torrs)

  1. A unit of pressure that is equal to approximately 1.316·10-3 atmosphere or 133.3 pascals.

Synonyms[edit]

Translations[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Named for Evangelista Torricelli, an Italian physicist

Noun[edit]

torr n (genitive singular tors, plural torr)

  1. torr, approximately 1.316·10-3 atmosphere or 133.3 pascals.

Declension[edit]

n9 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative torr torrið torr torrini
Accusative torr torrið torr torrini
Dative torri torrinum torrum torrunum
Genitive tors torsins torra torranna

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin turris.

Noun[edit]

torr m

  1. tower

Descendants[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

torr m (plural torrs)

  1. torr (unit of pressure)

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse þurr, from Proto-Germanic *þursuz, from Proto-Indo-European *térsus, from *ters- ‎(dry).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

torr

  1. dry
  2. boring and unexciting

Declension[edit]

Inflection of torr
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular torr torrare torrast
Neuter singular torrt torrare torrast
Plural torra torrare torrast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 torre torrare torraste
All torra torrare torraste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in an attributive role.

Noun[edit]

torr ?

  1. torr; a unit of pressure