toroidal

[taw-roid-l, toh-, tawr-oi-dl, tohr-]
adjective Geometry.
of or pertaining to a torus.

Origin:
1885–90; toroid + -al1

toroidally, adverb
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toroid (ˈtɔːrɔɪd)
 
n
1.  geometry a surface generated by rotating a closed plane curve about a coplanar line that does not intersect the curve
2.  See also torus the solid enclosed by such a surface
 
to'roidal
 
adj

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Use the no moving parts pressurized cylinder or toroidal tidal generators would be a good solution.
These are all based upon data arising from computer simulations of toroidal plasmas which have been visualized in various ways.
The toroidal eld is small at the outer edge, but does not reverse.
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