how to pronounce torus


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torus is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of torus in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… it so it's still a torus but now what if …”

meanings of torus


  1. 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; receptacle, thalamus.
  2. A molding which projects at the base of a column and above the plinth.
  3. A rounded ridge, especially one on the occipital bone.
  4. 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.
  5. A topological space which is a product of two circles.

torus frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word torus occurs in english on average 0.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics torus can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that torus can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

words that rhyme with torus


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