toroid
noun Etymology: New Latin torus Date: 1886 1. 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 2. a body whose surface has the form of a toroid

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  • toroid — TOROÍD, toroide, s.n. (mat.) 1. Suprafaţă generată de o curbă închisă care se roteşte în jurul unei axe din planul curbei şi care nu taie curba. 2. Corp solid mărginit de un toroid (1). – Din fr. toroïde, germ. Toroid. Trimis de LauraGellner,… …   Dicționar Român

  • Toroid — may refer to: *Toroid (geometry), a doughnut like solid whose surface is a torus. *Toroidal inductors and transformers which have wire windings on circular ring shaped magnetic cores. *Vortex ring, a toroid shaped flow in fluid mechanics …   Wikipedia

  • Toroid — Toroīd, ein Ring mit kreisförmigem Querschnitt …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • toroid — [tō′roid΄, tôr′oid΄] n. [ TOR(E) + OID] 1. Elec. a doughnut shaped coil 2. Geom. a surface, or its enclosed solid, generated by any closed plane curve rotating about a straight line in its own plane toroidal [tō roid′ l] adj …   English World dictionary

  • Toroid — toroidas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. toroid vok. Toroid, m rus. тороид, m pranc. toroïde, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • toroid — toroidas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. toroid vok. Toroid, m rus. тороид, m pranc. toroïde, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • Toroid — Torus Ein Torus (lat. torus: Wulst , Plural: Tori) ist ein geometrisches Gebilde, das wulstartig aufgebaut ist und mit der Form eines Schwimmreifens oder Donuts verglichen werden kann. Genauer wird in drei Formen unterschieden: Eingebettete Tori… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • toroid — /tawr oyd, tohr /, n. Geom. 1. a surface generated by the revolution of any closed plane curve or contour about an axis lying in its plane. 2. the solid enclosed by such a surface. [1895 1900; TOR(US) + OID] * * * …   Universalium

  • toroid — noun a) A surface generated by a closed curve (especially a circle) rotating about, but not intersecting or containing, an axis in its own plane b) A ring shaped object whose surface is a torus …   Wiktionary

  • Toroid — To|ro|id das; [e]s, e <zu ↑Torus u. ↑...oid> torusförmiger Körper, der als Kernform von Ringtransformatoren u. magnetischen Ringspulen verwendet wird …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

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