Definition of Mohr in English:


Pronunciation /mɔː/ /mʊə/


  • 1Attributive and in the genitive. Designating instruments, techniques, etc., used or introduced by K. F. Mohr in his work on volumetric analysis.

  • 2"Mohr cubic centimetre" noun a unit of volume (approx. 1.00238 cm3) equal to the volume of one gram of water at a particular temperature, usually 17.5°C. Similarly "Mohr (also Mohr's) litre".


Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Scientific American. From the name of Karl Friedrich Mohr, German chemist and pharmacist.