Definitions

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  • n. a unit of pressure equal to 0.001316 atmosphere; named after Torricelli

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Examples

  • "Sensory Crossovers" makes the opposite mistake, taking a New Mexicentric viewpoint that privileges Georgia O'Keeffe and her Stieglitzian friends (Arthur Dove, Helen Torr, Charles Demuth, Burchfield), for instance, or the Taos couple Louis Ribak and Beatrice Mandelman over equally apposite practitioners such as Fischinger and Russell.

    Peter Frank: Blague d'Art: Moving Pictures, Frozen Music

  • "Being a right to work state would bring jobs to Indiana," said Republican State Rep. Jerry Torr, a sponsor of the right-to-work measure in Indiana.

    It's Crunch Time for Organized Labor

  • In front of the Sea Queen VII, last week, 35 year old Vince Torr, a Chinese fishing boat mate in a white t-shirt, cargo shorts and rubber boots, called out Stripers!

    Aram Roston: Deadliest Catch Brooklyn Style: The Fish You Catch in New York City

  • The bill's author, Republican Rep. Jerry Torr, has said it is an effort to draw employers to the state and create jobs.

    Wonkbook: Will Wisconsin spread?

  • In Indianapolis, State Rep. Jerry Torr, the Republican sponsor of the legislation pending there, said becoming a right-to-work state would attract jobs.

    Indiana Workers Protest Labor Bill

  • Those kids and the amusement park … could the kids be the ‘babies’, Tarra and Torr, from Sword Quest?

    The Atari Puzzler - The Retroist

  • The first is freedom of the individual worker, said Rep. Gerald Torr, the Republican author of the bill.

    Indiana Right-to-Work Bill Advances

  • David Torr made the comment that, when buying a CD you, "... get lots of songs that I might not necessarily like."

    MiTunes: might as well tune out!

  • Writing in 1916 in his Dartmoor classic Small Talk at Wreyland, Cecil Torr gives this account of the healing of a child in his tiny hamlet on the edge of Dartmoor:

    Wildwood

  • For anyone in the Glasgow area on Saturday 1st December, I'll be doing a reading as part of the Brother for a Day benefit organised by Diane Torr for the Terence Higgins Trust.

    Archive 2007-11-01

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