\tɒɹˈa͡ɪsə͡lˌi͡ən], \tɒɹˈaɪsəlˌiən], \t_ɒ_ɹ_ˈaɪ_s_əl_ˌiə_n]\
Definitions of TORRICELLIAN
- 2010 - New Age Dictionary Database
- 1913 - Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1908 - Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary of the English Language
- 1900 - A dictionary of medicine and the allied sciences
- 1919 - The concise Oxford dictionary of current English
- 1916 - Appleton's medical dictionary
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By Noah Webster.
Pertaining to Torricelli, who discovered the principle of the barometer. Torricellian tube, a glass tube of 30 or more inches in length, open at one end and hermetically sealed at the other. Torricellian vacuum, the vacuum produced by filling a tube with mercury and allowing it to descend till it is counter balanced by the atmosphere.
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
By Thomas Davidson
By Alexander Duane
By Sir Augustus Henry
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