Definition of Anchor ring
1. Noun. A toroidal shape. "A halo of smoke"
Specialized synonyms: Fairy Circle, Fairy Ring
Generic synonyms: Toroid
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Literary usage of Anchor ring
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1. A History of Greek Mathematics by Thomas Little Heath (1921)
"(8) Anchor-ring or tore. The anchor-ring or tore is next measured (chap. 13) by means of a proposition which Heron quotes from Dionyso- dorus, ..."
2. On Riemann's Theory of Algebraic Functions and Their Integrals: A Supplement by Felix Klein (1893)
"The anchor-ring can therefore be mapped in an indefinite number of ways upon ... Imagine the anchor-ring as an ordinary tore generated by the rotation of a ..."
3. Chemical Technology, Or, Chemistry in Its Applications to Arts and Manufactures by Charles Edward Groves, William Thorp, Friedrich Ludwig Knapp, Thomas Richardson, Edmund Ronalds, Henry Watts, William Joseph Dibdin (1903)
"In the anchor-ring, as in the Ruhmkorff coil ... Gaulard and Gibbs, and in principle were precisely the same as Faraday's anchor-ring. ..."
4. A Treatise on Electricity and Magnetism by Éleuthère Élie Nicolas Mascart, Jules François Joubert (1883)
"anchor ring.—A simple case, which can be easily realised experimentally, is that of a body bounded by a closed tube—a torus or anchor ring, for instance—in ..."
5. A Treatise on Hydrodynamics: With Numerous Examples by Alfred Barnard Basset (1888)
"In the problem we have been considering, we have supposed the vortices wound r times round an anchor ring, and that the equation of its projection on the ..."
6. Solid Geometry by Percival Frost (1875)
"Tangent plane to an anchor ring. Let the plane containing the centres of the generating ... the equation of the anchor ring is ..."
7. Theory and Operation of Direct-current Machinery by Cyril Methodius Jansky (1917)
"It is evident that if the radius of the anchor ring is increased greatly a part of the anchor ring will approach a straight solenoid. ..."
8. A Treatise on the Motion of Vortex Rings: An Essay to which the Adams Prize by Joseph John Thomson (1883)
"Describe an anchor ring whose mean radius of aperture is a /vn' and the radius of whose transverse section is- - ,d, then the m + m central line of vortex ..."