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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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A Racing Post Rating of 115 might underestimate King Torus, yet that is a very strong level of form for a juvenile - in the last five years there have been 12 or fewer individually superior RPRs recorded in the final four months of the Flat season over seven furlongs or beyond.
Sir Robert Ogden certainly thinks so - the leading owner has flashed the cash to add him to his high-class string - and King Torus can make an immediate downpayment on his purchase price.
Belcastro and Yackel thought that making the tori would be a simple matter since pictures of the seven-color map and the corresponding network on the torus are readily available.
Has that happened here, or are all the pieces at Bilbao, excepting the Torus and Sphere works, related to the first Ellipse?
Production of a one-million-ampere plasma current on NSTX required appropriate plasma shaping, such as the width and height of the cross section of the plasma torus. Proper shaping helps eliminate plasma instabilities.
In TORUS, students may be tested in two consecutive sessions.
Enstar expects to complete both the Atrium and Torus transactions by the end of this year.
Chemical removal of the torus followed by air-drying (which leads to aspiration) does in fact cause membrane tearing at the site of torus removal (Dute and Rushing 1987).
Torus Supply, which has offices in Darlington and Doncaster, has been acquired by Managing Director Will Mora from two former management executives.
BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-September 13, 2010--AM Best lifts Torus National Insurance to A-(C)2010 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.m2.com
He begins with lattices and complex tori and proceeds to elliptic curves, differential forms and de Rham cohomology, theta functions and divisors, linebundles, sheaf cohomology and first Chern class, abelian varieties, moduli spaces, and subvarieties of a complex torus.
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.
A triangular uplighter trough formed from Concord track houses T5 lamps; it is supported by delicate 'gull-wing' brackets, carrying Torus 100 and Torus 50 spotlights.