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torus

Definitions of torus
  1. noun
    a ring-shaped surface generated by rotating a circle around an axis that does not intersect the circle
    synonyms: toroid
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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    (computer science) a tiny ferrite toroid formerly used in a random access memory to store one bit of data; now superseded by semiconductor memories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
  2. noun
    commonly the lowest molding at the base of a column
    synonyms: tore
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    type of:
    molding, moulding
    a decorative strip used for ornamentation or finishing
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