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anchor ring

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noun Geometry Now Rare.
  1. torus(def 2a).
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Origin of anchor ring

First recorded in 1860–65
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  • For example, an anchor-ring with a cross-connecting tube from one side to the other would be triply continuous.

    Lord Kelvin

    Andrew Gray


British Dictionary definitions for anchor ring

anchor ring

noun
  1. a ring made from an iron bar of circular cross-section
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