
Definition of Toroid
1. Noun. The doughnutshaped object enclosed by a torus.
Specialized synonyms: Anchor Ring, Annulus, Doughnut, Halo, Ring
Derivative terms: Toroidal
2. Noun. A ringshaped surface generated by rotating a circle around an axis that does not intersect the circle.
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 ringshaped 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
Literary usage of Toroid
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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 ringshaped 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 ringshaped 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 castiron 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, ..."