Definitions for toretɔr, toʊr

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

toretɔr, toʊr(v.)

  1. Ref: pt. of tear2. 2

toretɔr, toʊr(n.)

  1. a torus.

Origin of tore:

1660–70; < F < L torus

Princeton's WordNet

  1. torus, tore(noun)

    commonly the lowest molding at the base of a column

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. toreɔr, toʊr

    the past tense of "tear"


  1. tore(Verb)

    (rip, rend, speed).

  2. Origin: From tor, tore, toor, from tor-, from tuz-, from dus-, from dēwǝ-. Cognate with zur-, 0344033F0336-, δυσ-. More at dys-.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tore

    of Tear

  2. Tore

    imp. of Tear

  3. Tore(noun)

    the dead grass that remains on mowing land in winter and spring

  4. Tore(noun)

    same as Torus

  5. Tore(noun)

    the surface described by the circumference of a circle revolving about a straight line in its own plane

  6. Tore(noun)

    the solid inclosed by such a surface; -- sometimes called an anchor ring


  1. Tore

    Tore is a small village on the Black Isle, in the Highland region of Scotland.

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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary



a grumpy old man.

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