Torus

In geometry, a torus (pl. tori) is a surface of revolution generated by revolving a circle in three-dimensional space about an axis coplanar with the circle. If the axis of revolution does not touch the circle, the surface has a ring shape and is called a ring torus or simply torus if the ring shape is implicit. When the axis is tangent to the cir...
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torus

(from the article `mathematics`) ...essential in the study of complex functions. (In subsequent lectures Riemann showed how the special case of the theory of elliptic functions could ...
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torus

(from the article `particle accelerator`) ...magnetic field inside the orbit is always twice as strong as the magnetic field on the orbit, the radius of the orbit remains constant, so that ... ...developed. In a simple straight magnetic field, the plasma would be free to stream out the ends. End loss can be eliminated by forming the pla...
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torus

(tor´әs) Latin word meaning a swelling or bulging projection. torus mandibularis a prominence sometimes seen on the lingual aspect of the mandible at the base of its alveolar part. torus palatinus a bony protuberance sometimes found on the hard palate...
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torus

[n] - a ring-shaped surface generated by rotating a circle around an axis that does not intersect the circle 2. [n] - commonly the lowest molding at the base of a column
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Torus

• (n.) See 3d Tore, 2. • (n.) One of the ventral parapodia of tubicolous annelids. It usually has the form of an oblong thickening or elevation of the integument with rows of uncini or hooks along the center. See Illust. under Tubicolae. • (n.) The receptacle, or part of the flower on which the carpels stand. • (n.) A lage moldi...
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torus

tore noun commonly the lowest molding at the base of a column
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Torus

[mathematics] Albums which are recordings of musical theatre productions. ...
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Torus

To'rus noun ; plural Tori . [ Latin , a round, swelling, or bulging place, an elevation. Confer 3d Tore .] 1. (Architecture) A lage molding used in the bases of columns. Its profile is semicircular. See Illust. of Molding. Brande&C. ...
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Torus

A bony elevation or protuberance of bone.
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torus

A bony elevation or protuberance of bone. See exostosis.
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Torus

A bony elevation or protuberance of normal bone. Usually seen on the upper palate behind the front teeth or under the tongue inside the lower jaw.
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Torus

A bony elevation or protuberance of normal bone. Usually seen on the upper palate behind the front t
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Torus

A common bony protuberance on the palate or lower jaw.
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Torus

A geometric solid in the shape of a doughnut.
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Torus

A geometrical body in the shape of a solid ring that in cross section is circular, or elliptical â€` such as an inflated tyre inner tube. It is a term used in architecture to described the circumferential bulge seen at the top and bottom of classical columns. It has been applied to the “wrinkleâ€? or “buckleâ€? appearance seen ...
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Torus

A semi-circular, convex moulding. The torus is one of the distinctive elements in the Attic base used by columns in classical architecture.
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torus

a thickening or swelling around septa in certain thick-walled spores in Rinodina.
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Torus

An outgrowth on bone that usually develops on the roof of the mouth or around the premolar area on the lower jaw.
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Torus

In architecture, a torus is a large convex moulding, usually at the base of a column.
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torus

Latin = a bulge.
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Torus

Receptacle.
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torus

rounded swelling; lowest moulding of a column
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torus

see receptacle.
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Torus

Solid geometrical figure with the shape of a doughnut or innertube.
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