## TORUS

### Torus

In geometry, a**torus**is a surface of revolution generated by revolving a circle in three-dimensional space about an axis coplanar with the circle. If the axis of revolution does not touch the circle, the surface has a ring shape and is called a

**ring torus**or simply

*torus*if the ring shape is implicit.

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### torus

#### Noun

- A topological space which is a product of two circles.
- A 4-variable Karnaugh map can be thought of, topologically, as being a
**torus**.

- A 4-variable Karnaugh map can be thought of, topologically, as being a
- The standard representation of such a space in 3-dimensional Euclidean space: a shape consisting of a ring with a circular cross-section: the shape of an inner tube or hollow doughnut.
- The product of the specified number of circles.
- A molding which projects at the base of a column and above the plinth.
- 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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