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Adj.1.ring-shaped - shaped like a ringring-shaped - shaped like a ring      
rounded - curving and somewhat round in shape rather than jagged; "low rounded hills"; "rounded shoulders"
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These organic, ring-shaped sugar molecules are capable of binding, releasing or stabilizing substances.
The new tank, which is housed at the University of Turin, is ring-shaped, which "allowed us for the first time to create waves propagating circularly and continually--an 'unlimited-fetch' condition," explains study coauthor Davide Proment of the University of East Anglia.
Several Beibeilong eggs were found in Henan Province, central China, in a ring-shaped clutch which was part of a nest two to three metres (6.
3-Height in meters above water of some of the rocks in Panatag which is not considered an island but a ring-shaped coral reef with several rocks encircling a lagoon.
However, high concentrations of these potentially therapeutic ring-shaped sugar molecules, called HP-beta-CD (2-hydroxylpropyl-beta-cyclodextrin), were found to be highly toxic in mice.
A ring-shaped plastic protection at the base of the helmet reinforces the perimeter for enhanced head protection.
The pneumatic tire for a motorcycle is a pneumatic tire for a motorcycle including a ring-shaped tread portion.
Scientists believe these nebulae - which are frequently ring-shaped or spherical - are created when fast-moving stellar winds interact with the outer layers of hydrogen ejected by Wolf6Rayet stars.
Created when speedy stellar winds interact with the outer layers of hydrogen ejected by Wolf--Rayet stars, these nebulae are frequently ring-shaped or spherical.
4 Then, on a very lightly floured surface, use a rolling pin to roll out the dough (we've used ring-shaped pizza).
The Happy Brush is a small, soft-headed brush with a ring-shaped, non-toxic rubber handle that can be grasped by an infant and also used by an adult to clean infant teeth.
The stator of the DS16 consists of ring-shaped plates with a flat winding on the inside.