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English

A geometrical torus

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] torus "swelling, protuberance"

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Noun

Singular
torus

Plural
tor

torus (tor)
  1. (geometry) A three-dimensional shape consisting of a ring with a circular cross-section. The shape of an inner tube or hollow doughnut.
  2. (architecture) A molding which projects at the base of a column and above the plinth.
  3. (botany) A botanical term for the end of the peduncle or flower stalk to which the floral parts (or in the Asteraceae, the florets of a flower head) are attached; see receptacle

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Latin

Noun

torus

  1. swelling, protuberance, bulge

Swedish

Noun

Inflection for torus Singular Plural
common Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative torus torusen torusar torusarna
Genitive toruss torusens torusars torusarnas

torus c.

  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) torus; a shape consisting of a ring, or an object of the same topology residing in a space of higher dimension; especially considered as a Cartesian product of two circles in a four-dimensional space

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