• WordNet 3.6
    • adj annulate shaped like a ring
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Annulate Furnished with, or composed of, rings; ringed; surrounded by rings of color.
    • Annulate (Zoöl) Of or pertaining to the Annulata.
    • n Annulate (Zoöl) One of the Annulata.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • annulate Furnished with rings, or circles like rings; having belts. Specifically In botany, provided with an annulus or with annuli: applied to a capsule, stem, or root encircled by elevated rings or bands. See cut under annulus.
    • annulate In heraldry, applied to any bearing, such as a cross, whose extremities end in annulets or rings, or which is fretted or interlaced with an annulet. See cut under angle, 5. Equivalent forms are annulettée, annuletty.
    • annulate Of or pertaining to the Annulata in either sense of that word.
    • annulate In entomology, having rings or encircling bands of color, or having raised rings.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adjs Annulate formed or divided into rings
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  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    “Intellect annuls fate. So far as a man thinks, he is free.”
  • Ambrose Bierce
    “Pray. To ask the laws of the universe to be annulled on behalf of a single petitioner confessedly unworthy.”


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. annulatus,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. annularis; annulus or anulus, a ring—dim. of anus, a rounding or ring.


In literature:

This was never annulled, and the purpose governed his action throughout the day.
"Types of Naval Officers" by A. T. Mahan
The distinguishing feature is the transverse annulation of the bell.
"Marine Protozoa from Woods Hole" by Gary N. Calkins
Likewise a former oath may annul a subsequent oath under certain conditions.
"Explanation of Catholic Morals" by John H. Stapleton
Casa Areciretina, deed of gift of, from Agapita to Probinus, annulled, ii.
"The Letters of Cassiodorus" by Cassiodorus (AKA Magnus Aurelius Cassiodorus Senator)
This commission included New Jersey, his former grant of which he supposed to be annulled by the conquest thereof in 1673.
"The Life of George Washington, Vol. 1 (of 5)" by John Marshall
The pope annulled it promptly on the same grounds of consanguinity, and turned a deaf ear to every plea for reconsideration.
"Women of the Romance Countries" by John R. Effinger
Time can not diminish, nor even dishonor annul it.
"The Wit and Humor of America, Volume IV. (of X.)" by Various
I believe everyone is fully aware that the Middelburg proposal has been annulled altogether.
"Three Years' War" by Christiaan Rudolf de Wet
I take my feather back now, and I annul my accusation.
"The Four Feathers" by A. E. W. Mason
Is law, in this sense, ever suspended or annulled?
"The Last Harvest" by John Burroughs
I should go directly over to Las Vegas and petition to have your claim annulled.
"The Boss of the Lazy Y" by Charles Alden Seltzer
By abolishing Parliaments, annulling charters, appointing the star chamber, he introduced a reign of terror.
"The Covenants And The Covenanters" by Various
She is on her way to Rome to petition the Pope to annul her marriage.
"Manasseh" by Maurus Jokai
On the contrary, I always observed to them, that it would be unjust to annul that contract.
"The Writings of Thomas Jefferson" by Thomas Jefferson
The pope annulled the sentence in the following year.
"Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Ely" by W. D. Sweeting
An Act for Annulling and making Void all Patents of Officers for Life, or during good Behaviour.
"Thomas Davis, Selections from his Prose and Poetry" by Thomas Davis
In 1624 the charter was accordingly annulled, and Virginia became a royal province.
"Beginnings of the American People" by Carl Lotus Becker
Ship-money was declared illegal; and the judgement in Hampden's case was annulled.
"History of the English People, Volume V (of 8)" by John Richard Green
If there is indeed no flaw in the marriage and it cannot be annulled, a divorce must be arranged.
"The Thing from the Lake" by Eleanor M. Ingram
He accused the Parsons of being the defiers of the law; the people had passed the statute; the preachers had come, asking that it be annulled.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Volume 7" by Elbert Hubbard

In poetry:

What gulfs define the cosmic storm!
The torrent of Capella's light
A needle on the nerves of sight
Till Force annul the bonds of form;
"The Testimony of the Suns" by George Sterling
How should it hap (Love, canst thou say?)
Such end should be to so pure day?
Such shining chastity give place
To this annulling grave's disgrace?
"Inevitable Change" by John Freeman
It is not common hate,
Anger has not such deadly cunning
To annul, to chill.
Wild anger is not
So cunning even while so hot;
Hate is too soon forgot.
"Scatter That Silver Ash Like Snow" by John Freeman
And my ladies, a-row on the gallery wall,
Not a sing-song sergeant or corporal sainted
Shall pierce their breasts with his Puritan ball,
To annul the charms of the flesh, though painted!
"Two Moods Of Failure" by Helen Gray Cone
"The lives of men, the lives of men
With every sheaf are bound!
We are the blessing which annuls
The curse upon the ground!
And he who reaps the Golden Grain
The Golden Love hath found."
"A Harvest Song" by Isabella Valancy Crawford
Not for such hopes and fears
Annulling youth's brief years,
Do I remonstrate: folly wide the mark!
Rather I prize the doubt
Low kinds exist without,
Finished and finite clods, untroubled by a spark.
"Rabbi Ben Ezra" by Robert Browning

In news:

The Cairo Administrative Court on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit filed against Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, calling for the annulment of the 1978 Camp David peace accords between Egypt and Israel.
Peru high court annuls trimmed sentences for 15 death squad members.
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay — Uruguay's senate is expected on Tuesday to annul an amnesty for crimes against humanity committed during the 1973-85 dictatorship , overturning the view of voters who upheld the law in two referendums.
Some suggest having the marriage annulled and shipping the Queen back to Austria.
Kim Kardashian's husband says mariage was a fraud, seeks annulment.
President Morsi annuls dissolution of parliament .
Two women had in 2008 appealed to the rabbinical appeals court annulments by lower rabbinical courts of their conversions, which came about because of divorce cases.
Indeed, Skyway's fried pearl noodles ($5.25) might be earthworms—plump, tapered, and annulated, squirming in a loamy mixture of ground pork and scallions.
Wednesday afternoon found Whitney Choat-Cook (center) leading a crew of Santa's helpers, including Lyndsey Brown (left) and Edi McIlwain in decorating Southaven's new float for the city's annul Christmas parade on Saturday.
Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi has reportedly annulled part of a controversial decree that put his decisions beyond judicial review and sparked large protests.
A lawyer who beat his client with a baseball bat should have his license annulled, but can get reinstatement in five years with certain conditions, the West Virginia Supreme Court has ruled in adopting the recommendations of a hearing panel.
A Belgian man is battling the country's court system to get his marriage annulled after finding out that his wife of 19 years was born a man.
The National Assembly has approved a new immigration law that annuls a 1991 article making it a crime to help immigrants illegally enter or stay in France.
Actress Reese Witherspoon's mother has filed a petition of annulment to wipe out her husband's recent second marriage.
According to a report Wednesday, the basketballer filed for an annulment against Kardashian, claiming she defrauded him into marrying her.

In science:

Annul Report of the Paul Scherrer Institute, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich. [108] Webber, W. R., & Soutoul, A. 1998.
The Spiral Structure of the Milky Way, Cosmic Rays, and Ice Age Epochs on Earth
AnnL (the annulator of L) is the set of linear functionals which become zero on L.
Geometry of irreversibility: The film of nonequilibrium states
Indeed, the only integrability condition of Theorem 1.1 which is a bit less obvious is the annulation of the Schouten concomitant C(π ′ ,A′ ) .
Reduction and submanifolds of generalized complex manifolds
If the pair of arguments that we consider are transverse to Z the annulation follows because of the integrability of the transverse, generalized, complex structure.
Dirac Structures and Generalized Complex Structures on $TM\times\mathds{R}^h$
For other types of arguments the annulation is either straightforward or a consequence of the holonomy and the P -Hamiltonian invariance of νZ (hypotheses of 3)). A similar procedure checks the last condition (3.10).
Dirac Structures and Generalized Complex Structures on $TM\times\mathds{R}^h$
For the new CRF-conditions, we use (3.8), write separately the annulation of the symmetric and skew-symmetric part, insert the local representation (3.10) and do the required technical computations.
Generalized CRF-structures
Stokes formula gets back to the model B .0 in the separated form i,j (cid:17) ζ i dv − Z ZS δτ = Z Z ZD (cid:16)Fi + σj where nj (j = 1, 2, 3) are the components of a covector which is the annulator of the vectors belonging to the tangent plane at the boundary S .
The d'Alembert-lagrange principle for gradient theories and boundary conditions
Nevertheless, if we consider an observer moving relative to the mass, in a local frame moving with the observer the components of the gravitomagnetic vector potential hk are non-zero but can of course be annulled by a Lorentz transformation back to the original frame.
Lunar Laser Ranging, Gravitomagnetism and Frame-Dragging
The stationary density matrix annulates both the left- and right-hand sides of (5.1). form akin to (5.6) with t-independent coefficients.
Prototype model for nuclear spin conversion in molecules: The case of "hydrogen"
Then, for any x ∈ I , the van der Corput sequence is of low discrepancy if and only if there exists no eigenvalue of the Perron– Frobenius operator in the annuls e−ξ < |z | ≤ 1 except z = 1.
Mixing property and pseudo random sequences
It is pointed out that the“electromotive force” (Lorentz force due to motion in a magnetic field) that acts on the test charge may be annuled by transformation into the rest frame of the test charge, in which only the force associated with the electric field acts.
The physics of space and time II: A reassessment of Einstein's 1905 special relativity paper
The Shkop principle says that in this case, this argument is rejected (in the real world the action giving rise to it is annulled).
The Equational Approach to CF2 Semantics
If we apply it to the theta function we get the formula for the annulator of Φ in Z (U (g2 )).
Product formulas for modular forms on O(2,n) (after R.Borcherds)
The use of curvilinear coordinates does not annul the operation of covariant differentiation.
Course of differential geometry
Doing so offers new pages a chance to prove their worth, although clearly using too much randomness will degrade result quality and annul any benefits achieved.
Shuffling a Stacked Deck: The Case for Partially Randomized Ranking of Search Engine Results