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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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About Krispy Kreme Krispy Kreme is an international retailer of premium-quality sweet treats, including its signature Original Glazed doughnut.
Now world-famous for its Original Glazed doughnut, Krispy Kreme doughnuts can be found at more than 690 shops in 21 countries and 10,000 mass merchants and grocery stores in the United States.
Located on the first floor Select City Walk mall, the premier mall in the Saket section of Delhi, Krispy Kreme's new doughnut cafe will feature an assortment of 16 great tasting doughnut varieties, including Krispy Kreme's signature Original Glazed doughnut, plus a wide range of signature beverages including coffees, teas and iced beverages.
bands decided to head back down to south-west Scotland, word spread faster than a hungry Homer Simpson on a pile of freshly baked glazed doughnuts.
A study found that two areas of the brain leapt into action when hungry volunteers were shown photos of Krispy Kremes, the popular glazed doughnuts from the US.
In addition, people will receive a Krispy Kreme Doughnuts coupon for an extra dozen glazed doughnuts after buying one dozen.
The new store will be located inside Tesco Extra Watford at 239-241 Lower High Street and will offer shoppers fresh, Hot Original Glazed doughnuts made throughout the day whenever they see the "Hot Doughnuts Now" sign illuminated.
The name was selected because it embraces the affection people have for chocolate and Krispy Kreme's signature Original Glazed doughnuts.
After announcing the December opening to fans of the Krispy Kreme Taiwan Facebook page, and giving away more than 10,000 dozen Original Glazed doughnuts at local events throughout Taipei, the new 2400 square foot facility is expected to open to a queue of eagerly awaiting doughnut and coffee lovers.
5 cm in height, included 2,544 of Krispy Kreme's Original Glazed doughnuts.
It's holding tools these days, not glazed doughnuts, but there's no mistaking it if you were around when the Helmsman - along with his pals, the Good Humor man, the milkman and the paperboy - pretty much ruled the streets of this city.
A cup of its Vanilla Almond Bark or Better Pecan has as much fat as three Dunkin' Donuts Glazed Doughnuts.