Definitions for: Tore


[n] commonly the lowest molding at the base of a column



Webster (1913) Definition: Tore,
imp. of Tear.


Tore, n. [Probably from the root of tear; cf. W. t['o]r a
break, cut, t['o]ri to break, cut.]
The dead grass that remains on mowing land in winter and
spring. [Prov. Eng.] --Mortimer.


Tore, n. [See Torus.]
1. (Arch.) Same as Torus.

2. (Geom.)
(a) The surface described by the circumference of a circle
revolving about a straight line in its own plane.
(b) The solid inclosed by such a surface; -- sometimes
called an anchor ring.

Synonyms: torus

See Also: molding, moulding

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