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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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It looks white around the edge in the middle and there's a low spot in the centre that's dark red - it looks like a jelly doughnut," Steve Squyres shared to a JPL event.
Watercolour illustrations depict Hanukkah traditions being enjoyed by a young boy and girl--making dreidels, lighting the menorah and eating potato pancakes and jelly doughnuts all wrapped in the embrace of family love.
I said, 'I should just do a big juicy steak painting -- something you want to bite your teeth into,"' he recalled the other day at his apartment, where the walls are covered with oil paintings of jelly doughnuts, hot dogs, croissants, slices of pancetta, pieces of sushi, curiously erotic whorls of bacon and many, many wedges of cheese.
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Children have been burned by biting into microwaved jelly doughnuts that were cool to the touch, or by the steam escaping from a too-quickly-opened bag of microwave popcorn.
For Jews in America, where latkes rule, sufganiyot are mediocre, unimaginative jelly doughnuts that appear as an afterthought every Hanukkah.
Like Thanksgiving, Hanukkah has its own cultural and traditional foods such as latkes and jelly doughnuts.
At Monday's mall gathering, a growing crowd was offered homemade jelly doughnuts that were passed through the rows of seats.
It includes music, dreidel games and Hanukkah food, such as latkes and jelly doughnuts, plus the lighting of the menorah.
The list also included soup, tacos, chili dogs, hamburgers, ribs and wings, fried chicken, jelly doughnuts, soda, and chocolate.
In their splendor, they can be multicolored, using beets, zucchini and carrots for color or sweet as the jelly doughnuts that are often served alongside them.