Definition of Torricelli, Evangelista in English:

Torricelli, Evangelista

proper noun

  • (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.

Pronunciation:

Torricelli, Evangelista

/ˌtôrəˈCHelē/