anchor ring


Definition of anchor ring

: the surface formed by rotating a circle around a line that lies in the plane of the circle but does not intersect the circle

called also torus

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First Known Use of anchor ring

1832, in the meaning defined above

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“Anchor ring.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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