Definition of toroid in English:



  • A figure of toroidal shape.

    • ‘Polyamines also induce the collapse of isolated long DNA chains from dilute solutions with formation of toroids showing a local hexagonal packing of DNA.’
    • ‘There's a particularly good 3D Objects tool, which lets you create modelled spheres, cubes, rectangles cones, pyramids, toroids and more effortlessly.’
    • ‘Here we examine this in detail, first looking at the case of a circular toroid deformed into an ellipse.’
    • ‘Nectary tissue volume was calculated with the non-circular section toroids ' formula: V = 2 sr, where s = nectary sectional area and r = nectary radius measured from the sections' centre of gravity (n = 4 flowers per species).’
    • ‘A toroid generated by a circle; a surface having the shape of a doughnut.’
    • ‘We then look at the case of a toroid compressed in the plane of the toroid.’
    • ‘By contrast, the central region of Macrobdella Hb contains a hexagonal toroid at a resolution of 4 nm.’