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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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Tor

    tor, n. a hill, a rocky height. [A.S. torr, tor—W. tor; Gael. torr.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. tor

    A high rock or peak: also a tower, thus retaining the same meaning it had, as torr, with the Anglo-Saxons.

Editors Contribution

  1. TOR

    Totally Offgrid Reality. Used as a gateway to unregulated, free, old school, anarchistic, extremely diverse, at your own risk internet.

    Submitted by anonymous on June 4, 2018  

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Anagrams for tor »

  1. ort, OTR, rot, RTO, TRO

How to pronounce tor?

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How to say tor in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tor in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of tor in a Sentence

  1. Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi:

    Tor maire chudi

  2. Jamie Bartlett:

    A special browser called Tor allows a user to browse the internet without their IP address being given away, it uses a clever encryption system that means no one can see what computer a user is on.

Images & Illustrations of tor

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