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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