Structure found at the centre of a bordered pit, especially in conifers, forming a thickened region of the pit membrane. When subjected to a pressure gradient, it seals the pit by pressing against the pit border.
- 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 columnFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=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 â€œwrinkleâ€? or â€œbuckleâ€? appearance see...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20605
A geometric solid in the shape of a doughnut. Found on http://www.diracdelta.co.uk/science/source/t/o/torus/source.html
The roll moulding on the base of a column or pier.
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; 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. ...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/T/74
Structure found at the centre of a bordered pit, especially in conifers, forming a thickened region of the pit membrane. When subjected to a pressure gradient, it seals the pit by pressing against the pit border. ... (18 Nov 1997) ... Found on http://www.mondofacto.com/facts/dictionary?torus
commonly the lowest molding at the base of a columnFound on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=torus
a ring-shaped surface generated by rotating a circle around an axis that does not intersect the circleFound on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=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...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001
• (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...Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/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 ...Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/t/64
(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...Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/t/64
In architecture, a torus is a large convex moulding, usually at the base of a column.Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/TT.HTM
A torus, pl. tori, is a type of surface. It may also refer to: In biology In mathematics: In medicine: In nuclear physics: In architecture: In music: == See also == ...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Torus_(disambiguation)
a thickening or swelling around septa in certain thick-walled spores in Rinodina.Found on http://www.anbg.gov.au/glossary/webpubl/lichglos.htm
A bony elevation or protuberance of bone.Found on http://www.mytonparkdental.co.uk/glossary-of-terms.html
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.Found on http://www.cigna.com/glossary/glossary.html?redir=/health/consumer/dental/d
The two-dimensional surface of a doughnut or inner-tube shape; the word comes from the Latin for 'bulge' and was first used to describe the molding around the base of a column. One way to think of a torus is as a surface of revolution obtained by rotating a circle around an axis that lies in the pla...Found on http://www.daviddarling.info/encyclopedia/T/torus.html
Type: Term Pronunciation: tō′rŭs, tō′rī Definitions: 1. A rounded swelling, such as that caused by a contracting muscle. 2. A geometric figure formed by the revolution of a circle around the base of any of its arcs, such as the convex molding at the base of a pillar. Synonyms: elevation1Found on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=92678
Latin = a bulge.Found on http://www.anatomy.usyd.edu.au/glossary/glossary.cgi?
Torus in which a bony elevation creates a hard visible mass in your mouth. It usually appears in the premolar area. Multiple masses can appear. Though it does not interfere with eating speaking or swallowing it can interfere with the application of dentures and will have to be removed. Torus palatinus does not cause symptoms.Found on http://www.dentalfind.com/info/torus
Albums which are recordings of musical theatre productions. ...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Torus_(mathematics)
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...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Torus
see receptacle.Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glossary_of_botanical_terms
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