Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The flat circular heap of ore spread out on the floor of the patio in a cake about 50 feet in diameter and a few inches in thickness, ready for amalgamation in the so-called patio process (which see, under process).
- n. US A sandwich, served either hot or cold, on an oblong white sandwich roll, derived from Mexican cuisine
- n. A flat heap of moist, crushed silver ore, prepared for the patio process.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Metal.) a flat heap of moist, crushed silver ore, prepared for the patio process.
- From the Spanish torta (Wiktionary)
“The main difference between a cemita and a torta is the roll, but also the chipotle peppers and the papalo.”
“Linz -- A torta is on a French-bread roll called a bolillo, and it's usually made with mayo, refried beans, jalapenos, avocados, cheese and meat instead.”
“Most of us don't worry about where our next torta is coming from (me in particular as I look at the bathroom scale).”
“When the bottom of the torta is firm, invert it onto a large, flat plate and slide it back into the pan.”
“Most commonly, however, a vegetable torta is made with layers of vegetables, cheese, bread crumbs or corn tortillas and resembles what in English is called a casserole.”
“Assembled in the window facing the busy street, this great torta is served on a French roll and comes with all the trimmings.”
“A torta is characterized by the refried beans smeared on the bread and always has tomato and lettuce (unless of course you run out).”
“A torta is a Mexican sandwich usually stuffedwith pulled pork or beef, avocado or guacamole, maybe some lettuce and or tomato, and sour cream.”
“After the invigorating walk, I was all inspired and whipped up the lemon almond torta from the Travelers lunch box.”
“The torta is a big hit at dinner parties, served warm or cold to accompany Italian cold cuts, grilled sausage, or cold salmon.”
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