annual ring


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annual ring

n.
A growth ring formed during a single year.

annual ring

n
(Botany) a ring of wood indicating one year's growth, seen in the transverse section of stems and roots of woody plants growing in temperate climates. Also called: tree ring

an′nual ring′


n.
a yearly formation of new wood in woody plants, observable as a ring on the cross section of a tree trunk.
Also called tree ring.
[1875–80]

annual ring

See under growth ring.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.annual ring - an annual formation of wood in plants as they growannual ring - an annual formation of wood in plants as they grow
organic phenomenon - (biology) a natural phenomenon involving living plants and animals
Translations
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annual ring

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and Anthony was stunned to find out he was also being honored with the Jimmy Johnson Annual Ring of Honor Courage Award by Johnson himself.
Using a sample with the center most core (pith) intact and clearly defined, an average measurement of one annual ring width = 0.
Important variables reducing the residual variance were mean annual ring width at breast height, mean annual ring width for different annual ring intervals at breast height, site index, and number of trees per hectare.
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It is not so easy to match an annual ring slot antenna (fed at the center) if the antenna works in a single mode ([TM.
Therefore, it will be expected that the annual ring width, early wood and late wood ratio to influence the colour properties of wood.
We measured annual ring widths, graphed radial growth patterns, and identified possible disturbance dates for each site when radial growth increased concurrently in least 2 trees per site within 5 years.
Some authors found an annual ring, while others concluded that ring formation was semi-annual, implying different growth rates between geographical areas.

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