toroid

Definitions of toroid
  1. noun
    the doughnut-shaped object enclosed by a torus
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    types:
    anchor ring, annulus, doughnut, halo, ring
    a toroidal shape
    fairy circle, fairy ring
    a ring of fungi marking the periphery of the perennial underground growth of the mycelium
    type of:
    solid
    a three-dimensional shape
  2. noun
    a ring-shaped surface generated by rotating a circle around an axis that does not intersect the circle
    synonyms: torus
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    types:
    core, magnetic core
    (computer science) a tiny ferrite toroid formerly used in a random access memory to store one bit of data; now superseded by semiconductor memories
    type of:
    round shape
    a shape that is curved and without sharp angles
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