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torte

 (tôrt, tôr′tə)
n.
A rich cake made with many eggs and little flour and usually containing chopped nuts.

[German, perhaps from Italian torta, cake, tart, from Late Latin tōrta, a kind of bread; see tortilla.]

torte

(tɔːt; German ˈtɔrtə)
n
(Cookery) a rich cake, originating in Austria, usually decorated or filled with cream, fruit, nuts, and jam
[C16: ultimately perhaps from Late Latin tōrta a round loaf, of uncertain origin]

torte

(tɔrt; Ger. ˈtɔr tə)

n., pl. tortes (tôrts), Ger.tor•ten (ˈtɔr tn)
a rich cake made with eggs, ground nuts, and usu. no flour.
[1955–60; < German < Italian torta < Late Latin tōrta (panis) round loaf (of bread)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.torte - rich cake usually covered with cream and fruit or nutstorte - rich cake usually covered with cream and fruit or nuts; originated in Austria
cake - baked goods made from or based on a mixture of flour, sugar, eggs, and fat
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The lot includes the following assortments: Assortment TK-meat, Assortment TK-poultry, Assortment TK-fish, Assortment TK-Convenience, Assortment TK-fruit and vegetables, Assortment TK-Kuchen / Torten, Assortment TK-bread / rolls, Assortment of nutrients, Assortment Pasta, Assortment Pudding, Sauternpulver, Assortment Spices, Assortment oils, fats, vinegar, ketchup, dressing, Assortment Fruit, vegetable and sour canned, Assortment of fish preserves, Range bread spreads, Range cold drinks, Assortment Milk and milk drinks, Assortment Milk products, Assortment Eggs, Assortment of cheese, Butter assortment.
Torten and W.Kaplan (Eds.), CRC Press Inc., Boca Raton, Florida, 1979; pp 495-514.
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He eventually became the company president before leaving to launch Torten.
(163.) Henderson GL, Frincke J, Leung CY, Torten M, Benjamini E.
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Rather, it is a marker that all reasonable alternatives--such as mediation, diplomacy, and sanctions--have been tried and failed "before you 'let loose the dogs of war.'" For Walzer, political leaders must cross that threshold with "great reluctance and trepidation." (24) As Mark Torten argues in his recent book, First Strike, however, "against the new threat of global terrorism the point of last resort may arrive prior to the point of imminence." For Totten, the threshold is crossed when "other alternatives become unreasonable insofar as pursuing them would seriously jeopardize achieving the legitimate end of self-defense.
Torten & Nicholas Tyler, Arguing for an Integrated Approach to Resolving the Crisis in Darfur: the Challenges of Complementarity, Enforcement, and Related Issues in the International Criminal Court, 98(3) J.
(42) Raphael Lemkin, Totally Unofficial Man, in PIONEERS OF GENOCIDE STUDIES 365, 371 (Samuel Torten & Steven Leonard Jacobs eds., 2002).
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Reynolds did refer to Torten to illustrate a situation where even compelling necessity could not overcome a privilege claim: "[T]he very subject matter of the action, a contract to perform espionage, was a matter of state secret.