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doughnut

(esp US), donut
anything shaped like a ring, such as the reaction vessel of a thermonuclear reactor

doughnut

[′dō‚nət]
(nucleonics)
Also spelled donut.
The toroidal vacuum chamber in which electrons are accelerated in a betatron or synchrotron. Also known as toroid.
An assembly of enriched fissionable material, often doughnut-shaped, used in a thermal reactor to provide a local increase in fast neutron flux for experimental purposes.
(petroleum engineering)
A ring of wedges or a threaded, tapered ring that supports a pipe string.

concrete collar, doughnut

A collar of reinforced concrete which is placed around an existing column so that it can be jacked up; the shrinkage of the concrete causes it to grip the column firmly.
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Then a voice in my head said, 'This town doesn't need another restaurant - it needs a doughnut shop.
They found jobs assembling jewelry at a local factory and slowly raised money to buy a doughnut shop with loans from family and friends.
To help consumers get started, Fractured Prune Doughnuts has a specialty doughnut menu with creations not available at a traditional chain doughnut shop, including French Toast (maple, cinnamon and sugar), Blueberry Hill (blueberry glaze and powdered sugar) and Morning Buzz (mocha, chocolate cookie crumbles) to name a few.
You think about what she has accomplished in so little time, starting with nothing, and it is amazing,'' says Paul Delaney, a steady customer at the doughnut shop.
They came from Cambodia about 10 years ago and opened a couple of mom and pop doughnut shops in the San Fernando Valley - one in Pacoima in 1996, another on Riverside Drive in Sherman Oaks in 1999.
2) Luis Guzman runs a Spanish Harlem doughnut shop in ``Luis.
Unaware that police waited outside, Brown entered the doughnut shop at 2 a.
Witnesses told deputies Martin had been talking on the pay phone in front of the Winchell's doughnut shop in the 100 block of East Avenue J when her clothes burst into flames about 6:15 a.
The woman, who remains hospitalized, had been talking on a pay phone outside the Winchell's doughnut shop in 100 block of East Avenue J when she burst into flames about 6:15 a.
Witnesses told deputies the woman was alone, talking on a pay telephone outside the Winchell's doughnut shop in the 100 block of East Avenue J, when she burst into flames at about 6:15 a.
Modern man gets into trouble because, while those urges remain, there's a burger joint or a doughnut shop every few blocks.
VAN NUYS - Detectives searched Monday for two assailants who stabbed a man in the chest and robbed him of $5 outside a doughnut shop a day earlier, police said.