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Torricelli, Evangelista Syllabification: Tor·ri·cel·li, Evangelista
Pronunciation: /ˌtôrəˈCHelē/

Definition of Torricelli, Evangelista in English:

(1608–47), Italian mathematician and physicist. He invented the mercury barometer, with which he demonstrated that the atmosphere exerts a pressure sufficient to support a column of mercury in an inverted closed tube.
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