Definition of Toroid

1. Noun. The doughnut-shaped object enclosed by a torus.

Generic synonyms: Solid
Specialized synonyms: Anchor Ring, Annulus, Doughnut, Halo, Ring
Derivative terms: Toroidal



2. Noun. A ring-shaped surface generated by rotating a circle around an axis that does not intersect the circle.
Exact synonyms: Torus
Specialized synonyms: Core, Magnetic Core
Generic synonyms: Round Shape
Derivative terms: Toroidal

Definition of Toroid

1. Noun. (mathematics) A surface generated by a closed curve (especially a circle) rotating about, but not intersecting or containing, an axis in its own plane. ¹

2. Noun. A ring-shaped object whose surface is a torus. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Toroid

1. a type of geometric surface [n -S] : TOROIDAL [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Toroid

tornadic
tornado
tornado cellar
tornado epilepsy
tornado lantern
tornadocane
tornadocanes
tornadoes
tornadolike
tornados
tornaria
tornillo
tornillos
toro
torob
toroid (current term)
toroidal
toroidal beta
toroidal current
toroidal divertor
toroidal field coils
toroidal flux
toroidal magnetic cusps
toroidally
toroidic
toroids
toros
torosaurus
torose
torosities

Literary usage of Toroid

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1. Magnetic Fields of Force: An Exposition of the Phenomena of Magnetism by Hermann Ebert (1897)
"Since such a toroid neither emits nor absorbs lines of force, it is without external ... The divided toroid.—Even when the toroid is not quite complete, ..."

2. The Magnetic Circuit in Theory and Practice by Henri DuBois, Henri Eduard Johan Godfried Du Bois, Atkinson (1896)
"The Iron toroid Investigated.—H. Lehmann has recently published an account of experiments conducted with the object of testing the author's theory of the ..."

3. Dynamo Electric Machinery: Its Design, Construction, and Operation; Direct by Samuel Sheldon, Erich Hausmann (1915)
"The toroid. — A uniform toroidal winding upon a ring-shaped iron core and carrying a current i produces the same flux density at all points on the axis of ..."

4. Dynamo Electric Machinery: Its Construction, Design, and Operation. Direct by Samuel Sheldon, Erich Hausmann (1910)
"The toroid. — A uniform toroidal winding upon a ring-shaped iron core and carrying a current i produces the same flux density at all points on the axis of ..."

5. Electricity and Magnetism for Engineers by Harold Pender (1918)
"Flux Density due to a Current in a toroid. — A toroid is a uniform winding whose axis is a circle, each unit length of which threads the same number of ..."

6. Principles of Electrical Engineering by William Henry Timbie, Vannevar Bush (1922)
"A cast-iron toroid with the dimensions r = 3 inches, p - 0.25 inch, has 2000 turns of wire wound uniformly about the core. If the current is 0.1 ampere, ..."

7. The Dynamo: Its Theory, Design and Manufacture by Charles Caesar Hawkins, F. Wallis (1903)
"... or the various paths followed by the lines except in a few simple cases, such as a closed toroid, and consequently the equation of the magnetic circuit, ..."

8. The Dynamo: Its Theory, Design, and Manufacture by Charles Caesar Hawkins, F. Wallis (1907)
"... or the various paths followed by the lines except in a few simple cases, such as a closed toroid, and consequently the equation of the magnetic circuit, ..."

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