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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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"This new shop experience honors the heritage of Krispy Kreme while at the same time acknowledging and addressing the rising expectations of our customers," Andy Skehan, President, North America, Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation, said in a press release.
The Donut Fried Chicken Sandwich yes, you read that correctly features the restaurant's signature fried chicken, pickles and special sauce sandwiched in between a glazed doughnut for $8.
The Gourmet Glatt supermarket in Lakewood added a pretty unique offering to its takeout menu this year: a pastrami filled and topped doughnut. And the Pomegranate kosher supermarket in Brooklyn has been selling some particularly interesting items on its Chanukah catering menu.
After handing each student their doughnut and paper individually, she said she felt overwhelmed with emotion: 'I also felt appreciated because once they found out that I paid for the doughnuts myself; they were very grateful and thankful.
THEY EVEN SERVED THEM IN THE WAR In the Middle of World War I, millions of homesick US soldiers were reportedly served up the sweet treats by female volunteers known as "Doughnut Girls", to try and give the troops a taste of home.
Hot Box Donuts has taken over the stall where Smash It was previously based and, as the name suggests, it will be serving all types of doughnuts for the next six weeks.
It describes itself as a 'breakfast and brunch restaurant' but it is also known for making much-loved doughnuts.
As well as novelty doughnuts and alcoholic doughnuts, Jemma and Jess are looking into creating giant doughnut cakes and researching 'free from' recipes to cater for vegan customers.
01 ( ANI ): It seems that Dunkin' Donuts has found a new way to keep people running on doughnuts.
American Express (NYSE: AXP) and Delta Air Lines have announced their national #DeltaAmexPerks Dough On-The-Go tour, which will treat Delta SkyMiles American Express Card Members with complimentary doughnuts from favorite local doughnut shops across the country throughout the summer, the companies said.
Wacky donut shops like Hypnotic in Dallas, TX and Voodoo Doughnuts in Portland, OR, which is probably best known for its breakfast cereal-crusted offerings and maple bacon glazed donut, have expanded locations across the country with customer lines reaching anywhere from a half an hour to an hour wait.
Elliott was living in Baltimore with her boyfriend when she noticed all the options available for doughnut lovers in that city.