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Definition of TOROID

  • surface generated by the revolution of any closed plane curve or contour about an axis lying in its plane
  • the solid enclosed by such a surface
  • a surface generated by a closed plane curve rotated about a line that lies in the same plane as the curve but does not intersect it
  • body whose surface has the form of a toroid
  • a type of geometric surface [n TOROIDS] : TOROIDAL [adj]