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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. a rocky pinnacle; a peak of a rocky mountain or hill.

    Category: Geography (terms)

Origin of tor:

bef. 900; OE torr < Celtic; cf. Ir tor, Welsh twr heap, pile


  1. a suffix found in loanwords from Latin, forming personal agent nouns from verbs and, less commonly, from nouns:

    janitor; orator; victor.

    Category: Affix

Origin of -tor:

< L -tor (s. -tōr-), c. Gk -tōr (s. -tor-), Skt -tar-

Princeton's WordNet

  1. tor(noun)

    a prominent rock or pile of rocks on a hill

  2. tor(noun)

    a high rocky hill


  1. tor(Noun)

    ("hard, difficult; strong; rich").

  2. tor(Noun)

    A craggy outcrop of rock on the summit of a hill.

  3. tor(Noun)

    A hill.

  4. Tor(Noun)


  5. Tor(Noun)

    an implementation of second-generation onion routing.

  6. tor(Noun)

    Plural form of torus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tor(noun)

    a tower; a turret

  2. Tor(noun)

    high-pointed hill; a rocky pinnacle


  1. Tor

    A tor is a large, free-standing residual mass that rises abruptly from the surrounding smooth and gentle slopes of a rounded hill summit or ridge crest. In the South West of England, where the term originated, it is also a word used for the hills themselves – particularly the high points of Dartmoor in Devon and Bodmin Moor in Cornwall.

Anagrams of TOR

  1. ort, OTR, rot, RTO, TRO

Translations for TOR

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a long narrow set of wooden boards along which one bowls at skittles.

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