annular

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj annular shaped like a ring
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Annular Banded or marked with circles.
    • Annular Pertaining to, or having the form of, a ring; forming a ring; ringed; ring-shaped; as, annular fibers.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • annular Having the form of a ring; pertaining to a ring.
    • annular In zoology and anatomy, of or pertaining to ringed or ring-like structure or form; annulate; annuloid; annulose.
    • annular The orbicular ligament which holds the upper end of the radius in the sigmoid cavity of the ulna.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Annular an′nūl-ar ring-shaped
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. annularis, fr. annulis, ring: cf. F. annulaire,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. annularis; annulus or anulus, a ring—dim. of anus, a rounding or ring.

Usage

In literature:

Spindle whorl with annular nodes 149 219.
"Ancient art of the province of Chiriqui, Colombia" by William Henry Holmes
The lower end is geared to a metal plate which sweeps through an annular trough filled with glycerin and water.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 3" by Various
In this place the annular isle was mostly under water, carrying here and there on its submerged line a wooded islet.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 18 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
This was of many styles: radiated, bird-shaped, cruciform, square-shaped, annular, and circular.
"Women of England, Volume 9 (of 10)" by Burleigh James Bartlett
The scene presented by these annular reefs is equally striking for its singularity and beauty.
"Principles of Geology" by Charles Lyell
The tentacles carried by the great annular lobe are nineteen on each side, thirty-eight in all.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 6" by Various
The annular lines toward the base in this and in Fig.
"The Elements of Botany" by Asa Gray
The third is intirely Musculous, and interwoven with Annular Fibres.
"The Compleat Surgeon, or the Whole Art of Surgery Explain'd in a Most Familiar Method" by Charles Gabriel Le Clerc
It will be seen that the valves v on the other side of the annular chamber are closed.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 5" by Various
In this the annular wheel is the driver, and the planet carrier is part of the hub-shell.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 7" by Various
Annular (solar) eclipse November 21st.
"A Text-Book of Astronomy" by George C. Comstock
The flexors, and perhaps, indeed, the annular ligament, are the seat of all the mischief.
"Barrington Volume I (of II)" by Charles James Lever
Lepaute's attention, as did also the annular eclipse of 1764.
"Woman in Science" by John Augustine Zahm
The tympanic is annular, and not welded to the surrounding bones.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 10" by Various
And if his fancy prompts him, he may arrange himself as a portrait, at half or full length, in an annular bow.
"The Falls of Niagara and Other Famous Cataracts" by George W. Holley
Their organ of hearing has only one annular canal, and their single nasal tube penetrates the palate.
"The History of Creation, Vol. II (of 2)" by Ernst Haeckel
The pressure water acts continuously on the annular area in front of the piston.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 1" by Various
Both boat and swimmer were in the annular field.
"The Pillar of Light" by Louis Tracy
The top of the annular space between the cylinders was at about the level of the deck.
"The life of Isambard Kingdom Brunel, Civil Engineer" by Isambard Brunel
It consisted of 8 panels of annular lenses placed round the lamp at a focal distance of 920 mm.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 16, Slice 6" by Various
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In news:

The annular eclipse, in which the moon passes in front of the sun, was visible across Asia as well as the southwest part of the United States.
The moon slides across the sun, showing a blazing halo of light, during an annular eclipse at a waterfront park in Yokohama, near Tokyo, Monday, May 21, 2012.
Map of the annular solar eclipse on Sunday, May 20, 2012.
As mentioned in my previous post, Supermoon and Solar Eclipse, an annular solar eclipse will occur on Sunday, May 20, 2012.
The first kind is an annular solar eclipse , when the moon aligns between the sun & earth, producing a ring of fire effect in front of the sun where the eclipse is fully visible.
An annular (ring-shaped) eclipse will be visible within a narrow corridor of the Earth's northern hemisphere--and though Colorado will not be in the path of the.
The Geminids are an annular meteor shower occurring when the Earth passes through the debris tail of asteroid 3200 Phaethon.
Millions of people across a narrow strip of eastern Asia and the Western US turned their sights skyward for the annular eclipse.
The annular eclipse will be most visible in the Southwest United States and China, but we will still be able to see a partial eclipse here in Colorado.
With that said, tools in PathFinder 's Survivor series, one of the its newer tool suites, are rated to 25,000 psi and 350ºF, and consist of MWD directional survey, annular pressure, resistivity and nuclear porosity services.
According to the company, ER collets are designed to mechanically seal by virtue of the rear slots terminating prior to the annular groove.
The solar eclipse that took place Sunday evening was an annular eclipse, one in which the moon blocks almost all of the sun.
A lemur sits in a tree near a boy observing annular eclipse at the Japan Monkey Center in Inuyama, central Japan, Monday, May 21, 2012.
View full size (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara) An annular solar eclipse is seen in the sky over Yokohama near Tokyo Monday, May 21, 2012.
From the Institute for Climate Education at A-B Tech: A fascinating spectacle occurred on Sunday, May 20, but only viewers in the Western and Central US were treated to the rare annular solar eclipse that evening.
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In science:

Define the annular neighbourhood γ (α, v ; a, b) of vertex v to be the regular subgraph of the spin graph α with the set of vertices V (γ (α, v ; a, b)) = {v ′ : a ≤ d(v , v ′ ) ≤ b}.
Gibbs and Quantum Discrete Spaces
The results are the same regardless of the selected annular bin sizes.
Monitoring the Evolution of the X-ray Remnant of SN 1987A
On Π (2.2), the saddle Qǫ has an unstable and a stable curves which lie in an annular neighborhood of Sω in Π.
Melnikov Analysis for Singularly Perturbed DSII Equation
The width of this annular neighborhood is of order O(√ǫ).
Melnikov Analysis for Singularly Perturbed DSII Equation
Source counts were calculated in circular apertures surrounding each source with radii of 1.5′′ − 5′′ depending on source strength, crowding, and distance from the aim point, and the background was estimated from an annular local background.
X-ray Source Population in the Elliptical Galaxy NGC 720 with Chandra
We also list in Table 6 the ratio of the total to annular temperatures (kTX ,tot /kTX ,ann ) of each cluster measured in §5 to test for the presence of cool cores.
A Hubble Space Telescope Lensing Survey of X-ray Luminous Galaxy Clusters: IV. Mass, Structure and Thermodynamics of Cluster Cores at z=0.2
In the recent paper [MN] this description was made precise for the global fluctuations in the case of Wishart matrices, and in particular the relevant set of planar diagrams (“annular non-crossing permutations”) was introduced and examined.
Second Order Freeness and Fluctuations of Random Matrices: I. Gaussian and Wishart matrices and Cyclic Fock spaces
Furthermore, the concepts of annular non-crossing permutations and partitions will play a crucial role.
Second Order Freeness and Fluctuations of Random Matrices: I. Gaussian and Wishart matrices and Cyclic Fock spaces
It will be the case r = 2 which is relevant for us; so let us use the notation N C (n, m) for the (n, m)-annular non-crossing partitions.
Second Order Freeness and Fluctuations of Random Matrices: I. Gaussian and Wishart matrices and Cyclic Fock spaces
We shall give a recursive procedure for deciding if σ is annular non-crossing.
Second Order Freeness and Fluctuations of Random Matrices: I. Gaussian and Wishart matrices and Cyclic Fock spaces
Choosing such an order for each block will produce an “annular non-crossing permutation” out of an annular non-crossing partition.
Second Order Freeness and Fluctuations of Random Matrices: I. Gaussian and Wishart matrices and Cyclic Fock spaces
These are those annular non-crossing partitions for which each block consists of exactly two elements.
Second Order Freeness and Fluctuations of Random Matrices: I. Gaussian and Wishart matrices and Cyclic Fock spaces
It will turn out that moments of the limit can be calculated in terms of annular non-crossing ob jects.
Second Order Freeness and Fluctuations of Random Matrices: I. Gaussian and Wishart matrices and Cyclic Fock spaces
Fix n, m ∈ N and consider an annular non-crossing partition σ ∈ N C (n, m).
Second Order Freeness and Fluctuations of Random Matrices: I. Gaussian and Wishart matrices and Cyclic Fock spaces
If, on the other side, σ has more than one block, then we get, according to the description of annular non-crossing partitions in section 2.2 and our assumption (36), the product of ˇψB over all blocks B of σ .
Second Order Freeness and Fluctuations of Random Matrices: I. Gaussian and Wishart matrices and Cyclic Fock spaces
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