annular

  • 1Annular — An nu*lar, a. [L. annularis, fr. annulis ring: cf. F. annulaire.] 1. Pertaining to, or having the form of, a ring; forming a ring; ringed; ring shaped; as, annular fibers. [1913 Webster] 2. Banded or marked with circles. [1913 Webster] {Annular… …

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  • 2annular — (adj.) ring shaped, 1570s, from Fr. annulaire (16c.) or directly from L. annularis pertaining to a ring, from annulus, dim. of anus ring (see ANUS (Cf. anus)). An annular eclipse (1727) is one in which the dark body of the moon is smaller than… …

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  • 3Annŭlar — (v. lat.), ringförmig …

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  • 4annular — ► ADJECTIVE technical ▪ ring shaped. ORIGIN Latin annularis, from anulus small ring …

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  • 5annular — [an′yo͞o lər, an′yələr] adj. [L anularis < anulus, a ring < anus: see ANUS] of, like, or forming a ring SYN. ROUND1 annularity [an′yo͞oler′ə tē, an′yəler′ə tē] n. annularly adv …

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  • 6annular — adjective /ˈænjələ,ˈænjʊlə,ˈænjəlɚ/ a) Pertaining to, or having the form of, a ring; forming a ring; ringed; ring shaped; as, annular fibers; in the shape of an annulus. The capsule in both families is spherical, with a bistratose wall; the outer …

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  • 7annular —   a. pertaining to, forming or having shape of a ring. annular eclipse, eclipse of sun in which a ring of its surface surrounds the moon. annulate, a. marked with rings; having rings of colour; annular. annulation, n. annulary, n. ring finger …

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  • 8annular — adjective Etymology: Middle French or Medieval Latin; Middle French annulaire, from Medieval Latin anularis, from Latin anulus Date: 1571 of, relating to, or forming a ring < an annular skin lesion > …

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  • 9annular — SYN: anular. [L. anulus, ring] * * * an·nu·lar an yə lər adj of, relating to, or forming a ring &LT;the annular diaphragm of a microscope&GT; * * * an·nu·lar (anґu l&#601;r) [L. annularis] shaped like a ring. See also circular …

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  • 10annular — adj. ring shaped; forming a ring. Phrases and idioms: annular eclipse an eclipse of the sun in which the moon leaves a ring of sunlight visible round it. Derivatives: annularly adv. Etymology: F annulaire or L annularis f. an(n)ulus ring …

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  • 11Annular velocity — [http://www.glossary.oilfield.slb.com/Display.cfm?Term=annular%20velocity] is the speed of a fluid s movement in a column called an annulus. [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Annulus (mathematics)] It is normally measured in feet per minute (fpm).&#8230; …

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  • 12Annular ligament (disambiguation) — Annular ligament ( la. ligamentum annularis) means shaped like a ring and may refer to:* Annular ligament of the radius * Annular ligament of femur * Annular ligaments of fingers * Annular stapedial ligament * Annular ligaments of toes …

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  • 13Annular dark-field imaging — is a method of mapping samples in a scanning transmission electron microscope (STEM). These images are formed by collecting scattered electrons with an annular dark field detector in scanning transmission electron microscopes.For dark field&#8230; …

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  • 14Annular eclipse — Annular An nu*lar, a. [L. annularis, fr. annulis ring: cf. F. annulaire.] 1. Pertaining to, or having the form of, a ring; forming a ring; ringed; ring shaped; as, annular fibers. [1913 Webster] 2. Banded or marked with circles. [1913 Webster]&#8230; …

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  • 15Annular elastolytic giant-cell granuloma — Classification and external resources ICD 10 L92.1 (ILDS L92.120) Annular elastolytic giant cell granuloma (also known as Giant cell elastophagocytosis, [1] Meischer s …

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  • 16annular combustion chamber — Annular means pertaining to an annulus or ring. Ring shaped. An annular combustion chamber is in the shape of a ring or a cylinder and the whole of the annulus between the compressor and the turbine is used for combustion. Like other layouts&#8230; …

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