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1. Mathematics
a. A surface generated by a closed curve rotating about, but not intersecting or containing, an axis in its own plane.
b. A solid having such a surface.
2. A body having the shape of a toroid.

to·roi′dal (tô-roid′l) adj.
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Adj.1.toroidal - of or relating to or shaped like a toroidtoroidal - of or relating to or shaped like a toroid; doughnut shaped
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Signal Transformer recently announced their new High Current Toroidal Inductor (HCTI) Design Kit.
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The integrated system features a low thermal mass capillary gas chromatograph with high-speed temperature programming and a miniaturized toroidal ion trap mass spectrometer with a mass range from 41 to 500 Daltons.
The construction of the MD Series toroidal transformer minimizes leakage currents from the power line through to the patient and equipment.
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is using the programme to run advanced multi-physics simulations for its grain oriented electrical steels, cold-formed sections, road barriers and toroidal cores.