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Synonyms for torus

a ring-shaped surface generated by rotating a circle around an axis that does not intersect the circle

commonly the lowest molding at the base of a column


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Triangular Torus, Three Rectangles I, 2001, is made up, as its title indicates, of three rectangles dividing the torus's flattened doughnut shape into perfect thirds.
Or form the coals into a doughnut shape and grill over the center.
Above the atmosphere, meanwhile, the sprites send into space a shower of electrons, which at least one theorist suggests is the source of one of Earth's radiation belts, which extend far out in a doughnut shape formed by the planet's magnetic field.
The Big Chunk claims adjoin Northern Dynasty's Pebble Project on the north border, forming a large doughnut shape and adjoining their border to the southeast.
Extending these circles back into Gateshead give the doughnut shapes.