a rocky pinnacle; a peak of a bare or rocky mountain or hill.
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a suffix found in loanwords from Latin, forming personal agent nouns from verbs and, less commonly, from nouns: dictator; genitor; janitor; orator; victor.
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How to use tor in a sentence
Russia’s Federal Service for Supervision of Communications, Information Technology, and Mass Media, known as Roskomnadzor, began blocking tor in the country on Tuesday.Tor is under threat from Russian censorship and Sybil attacks | Dan Goodin | December 8, 2021 | Ars Technica
Snowden asked Googlers themselves to try to use Google Search with all scripts disabled, via a tor, not logged in and while not using Chrome – it does not provide a good search experience, implied Snowden.Edward Snowden calls out Google over search engine’s privacy | Barry Schwartz | November 17, 2021 | Search Engine Land
More and more malware use proxies or VPNs and tor to evade detection, because it’s very hard, usually botnets or infected machines, they get their commands from a certain centralized machine.Cryptocurrency isn’t private—but with know-how, it could be | MIT Technology Review Insights | October 28, 2021 | MIT Technology Review
The company allows customers to use tor to access their ProtonMail accounts and possibly avoid any monitoring.‘Secure’ Email Provider ProtonMail Handed Over User Data to Law Enforcement | Shannon Vavra | September 10, 2021 | The Daily Beast
This fund is an independent non-profit organization that focuses on advancing global internet freedom by providing internet access, digital privacy tutorials and security tools like Signal and tor.
Just how many fake nodes would be needed in order to pull off a successful Sybil attack against tor is not known.
Relays are special computers that tor uses to anonymously transmit traffic across the Internet.
Luckily, tor was prepared for this sort of assault, and has built-in defenses to protect against it.
tor, on the other hand, has been an Internet staple for years.
On the streets of tor Sapienza, however, the battle rages on.In Rome’s Riots, Cries for Mussolini and Attacks on Refugees | Barbie Latza Nadeau | November 14, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
She tor down the street, and never stopped till she came to her pa's house at Pentonwill.Memoirs of Mr. Charles J. Yellowplush | William Makepeace Thackeray
And there at the base of Brent tor you may see the very rock to this day.Legend Land, Volume 2 | Various
They sent in haste for the nearest bishop, and with him proceeded to the top of Brent tor.Legend Land, Volume 2 | Various
It seems more natural to take the word as meaning rough, or rugged, tor.Footprints of Former Men in Far Cornwall | Robert S. Hawker
tor di Rocca leant against the wall; he was unhurt, but he felt a little faint and sick for the moment.Olive in Italy | Moray Dalton
British Dictionary definitions for tor
a high hill, esp a bare rocky one
mainly Southwest English a prominent rock or heap of rocks, esp on a hill
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