Definition of Annual ring

1. Noun. An annual formation of wood in plants as they grow.

Exact synonyms: Growth Ring
Generic synonyms: Organic Phenomenon



Definition of Annual ring

1. Noun. The layer of wood, observed as one of many concentric rings when cut, formed during one year of a plant's growth ¹

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Literary usage of Annual ring

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1888)
"The annual ring in Trees. The second annual report of Prof. BE Fernow, chief of the division of forestry, Agricultural Department, has just appeared. ..."

2. Forestry Quarterly by New York State College of Forestry (1916)
"maximum is 7.26 mm, and average minimum (always in the first annual ring), 0.51 mm. Table 1 gives concisely the averages for each 50 measurements taken ..."

3. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1889)
"In regarding the annual ring as it is marked in different kinds and qualities of timber, Prof. Fernow says that there are to be taken into consideration the ..."

4. The Popular Science Monthly (1889)
"In regarding the annual ring as it is marked in different kinds and qualities of timber, Prof. Fernow says that there are to be taken into consideration the ..."

5. Manual of Plant Diseases by Paul Sorauer, Gustav Lindau, Ludwig Reh (1922)
"Cross-section through an annual ring of a spruce in the year it was struck ... 99) the end of the previous annual ring. The new annual ring has begun with ..."

6. Lectures on Plant Physiology by Ludwig Jost (1907)
"No one believes any longer in any real influence of cortical pressure on annual ring formation, but it is undeniable that cells may develop very differently ..."

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