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Noun
/ˈdōˌnət/,
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doughnuts, plural; donuts, plural;
  1. A small fried cake of sweetened dough, typically in the shape of a ball or ring

  2. A ring-shaped object, in particular a vacuum chamber in some types of particle accelerator


  1. ring: a toroidal shape; "a ring of ships in the harbor"; "a halo of smoke"
  2. a small ring-shaped friedcake
  3. A doughnut or donut is a type of fried dough food popular in many countries and prepared in various forms as a sweet (or occasionally savory) snack that can be homemade or purchased in bakeries, supermarkets, food stalls, and franchised specialty outlets. ...
  4. A baseball doughnut is a weighted ring that fits over the end of a baseball bat, used for warming up during a baseball game. When the doughnut is taken off, the bat becomes lighter, allowing the batter to feel like it is easier to swing harder. This process is known as deceleration training. ...
  5. A doughnut or donut is a manoeuvre performed while driving a vehicle. In Australia and the United States, in addition to being used to refer to fried dough treats, the term "donut" is used for motor vehicle drivers that do burnouts that result in the car doing circles (the shape of a donut ring) ...
  6. Jelly (or Jam) doughnut varieties include the Berliner, Australia and Britain's jam doughnuts, sufganiyot from Israel, and the jelly filled doughnuts (jelly donuts) sold in the United States and Canada. Japanese An-doughnuts are similar to Germany's Berliner, except they contain bean jam. ...
  7. A deep-fried piece of dough or batter, commonly of a toroidal (a ring doughnut) often mixed with various sweeteners and flavourings; or flattened sphere (a filled doughnut) shape filled with jam, custard or cream; Anything in the shape of a torus; A peel-out or skid-mark in the shape of circle; ...
  8. (D: Doughnuts) Doughnuts are a big thing in New York. It did not come out of the blue that we always are under the impression that cops eat doughnuts all day: did you ever watch NYPD? ...
  9. a complete idiot or fool. Also, to make a car spin by pulling the handbrake while moving.
  10. 360 degree burnout, just as in a car but harder to do on a motorcycle.
  11. slang for the ring-like (toroid) operational military formation formed when establishing either a defensive or offensive PERIMETER around a central objective, as a surround or encirclement. ...
  12. n. novel means of ploughing grass with a rear wheel drive car
  13. collector slang for a Conklin crescent-filler lock nut
  14. Television or radio commercial featuring a standard front and end but a blank centre which can be filled with a retailer's message or different product copy. (USA term) 'Donut'.
  15. Also known as donut. An individual sized cake made with sweetened dough that is either baked or deep fried. The dough is cut with a doughnut cutter into a round shape with a center hole.
  16. (2h)[R], FOs up, touch respective cheeks and then each makes a quarter circle around face until they meet. For a QuickTime movie of this sign, see ASL browser - doughnut.
  17. A spectacular aerial move seen performed by David & Lily Barker where Lily forms a ring by grabbing her feet on the horizontal plane balanced above David's head, then drops round him.
  18. British Rail Class 60. The grille arrangement allows an observer to see though the engine compartment and out the other side. This unusual arrangement gave rise to the saying "if you can see through it - don't do it!"
  19. base design; consists of town hall and silo core with towers (& sometimes resource collectors) circling it, followed by another circle of resource collectors and/or other buildings; each circle is generally wrapped in a layer of blocks