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[doh-nuh t, -nuht] /ˈdoʊ nət, -ˌnʌt/
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Examples for donuts
  • Suddenly every commercial is food-related, every meeting in the office has a box of donuts brought in by the devil.
  • Other than that perhaps bungee prayer meetings might do it, but before the donuts and coffee, of course.
  • Contractor will also furnish drinks and individually wrapped donuts.
  • We are well known for our light fluffy melt in your mouth donuts and delicious strawberry cakes.
  • Small pieces of the donuts may also break off and mix with the broken graham crackers.
  • Even though these donuts may still be warm from baking, the donut sales are taxed at the reduced rate.
British Dictionary definitions for donuts


a variant spelling (esp US) of doughnut
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for donuts
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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donuts in Technology

(Obsolete) A collective noun for any set of memory bits. This usage is extremely archaic and may no longer be live jargon; it dates from the days of ferrite core memories in which each bit was implemented by a doughnut-shaped magnetic flip-flop.
[Jargon File]
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010
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