Tor meaning

tôr
A high rock or pile of rocks on the top of a hill.
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A rocky peak or hill.
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A high, rocky hill.
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(The Onion Router) The largest implementation of onion routing, which is a method for transmitting data anonymously over the Internet. Run by volunteers, there are approximately a thousand Tor proxy servers on the Internet that provide the routing paths.Tor Browsing BundleThe Browsing Bundle is a modified Firefox Web browser and connection software for Windows, Mac and Linux. When run, it sets up a connection to the Tor network, and all Web requests are re-routed throughout the network to prevent someone from learning users' locations and which sites they visit. For more information, visit www.torproject.org. See anonymous Web surfing, onion routing, dark Web and Freenet.
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(management) Terms of reference.
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(computing) An implementation of second-generation onion routing.
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Abbreviation of Toronto.
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Origin of tor

  • Middle English from Old English torr probably of Celtic origin

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition