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4 letters words from 'torc'

TORC 6 

3 letters words from 'torc'

COR 5COT 5
ORC 5ORT 3
ROC 5ROT 3
TOC 5TOR 3

2 letters words from 'torc'

OR 2TO 2

All 4 letters words made out of torc

torc otrc troc rtoc ortc rotc tocr otcr tcor ctor octr cotr trco rtco tcro ctro rcto crto orct roct ocrt cort rcot crot

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Definitions and meaning of torc

torc

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tɔː(ɹ)k/
  • Rhymes: -ɔː(ɹ)k
  • Homophones: torq, torque, talk ('talk' in non-rhotic accents only)

Noun

torc (plural torcs)

  1. Alternative spelling of torque (necklace)

Anagrams

  • -cort, -cort-, COTR, Cort, Octr, Octr., ROTC, Troc, cort-, ctor

Aromanian

Alternative forms

  • torcu

Etymology

From Vulgar Latin *torcō, from Latin torqueō. Compare Romanian toarce, torc.

Verb

torc (third-person singular present indicative tortsi, past participle torse)

  1. I spin (yarn).

Related terms

  • turtseri
  • tors
  • stãcor
  • turte

Irish

Pronunciation

  • (Munster, Connacht) IPA(key): /t̪ˠɔɾˠk/
  • (Ulster) IPA(key): /t̪ˠʌɾˠk/

Etymology 1

From Old Irish torc¹, from Proto-Celtic *torkos (boar).

Noun

torc m (genitive singular toirc, nominative plural toirc)

  1. wild boar (Sus scrofa)
  2. portly, corpulent, person; man of substance
Derived terms
  • toirceoil f (boar meat, brawn)
  • torcán m (little, young, boar; small corpulent person)
  • torc-chú m (boarhound)
  • torcshleá f (boar-spear)

Etymology 2

From Old Irish torc², from Latin torquis.

Noun

torc m (genitive singular toirc, nominative plural toirc)

  1. torque (braided necklace or collar)

Etymology 3

Borrowed from English torque, from Latin torqueō (I twist).

Noun

torc m (genitive singular toirc, nominative plural toirc)

  1. (physics) torque

Declension

Mutation

References

  • "torc" in Foclóir Gaeilge–Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019) , “1 torc (‘boar’)”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language
  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019) , “3 torc (‘collar, torque’)”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language

Old Irish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tork/

Etymology 1

From Proto-Celtic *torkos (boar) (compare Welsh twrch).

Noun

torc m

  1. boar
  2. chieftain, hero
Inflection
Derived terms
  • torcda
Descendants
  • Irish: torc
  • Scottish Gaelic: torc

Etymology 2

Borrowed from Latin torquis.

Noun

torc m

  1. torque (necklace)
Inflection
Descendants
  • Irish: torc

Mutation

References

  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019) , “1 torc (‘boar’)”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language
  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019) , “3 torc (‘collar, torque’)”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language

Romanian

Verb

torc

  1. first-person singular present indicative of toarce
  2. first-person singular present subjunctive of toarce
  3. third-person plural present indicative of toarce

Scottish Gaelic

Etymology

From Old Irish torc¹, from Proto-Celtic *torkos (boar).

Noun

torc m (genitive singular tuirc, plural tuirc)

  1. boar

Derived terms

  • torc allaidh
  • torc fiadhaich

Mutation

References

  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019) , “1 torc (‘boar’)”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language

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  • TORBANITE, a shale, almost a coal, once mined for oil at Torbane Hill in Scotland.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)