toroid

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to·roid

noun \ˈtr-ˌid\

Definition of TOROID

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

Origin of TOROID

New Latin torus
First Known Use: 1886

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