Definition of Annular

1. Adjective. Shaped like a ring.

Definition of Annular

1. a. Pertaining to, or having the form of, a ring; forming a ring; ringed; ring-shaped; as, annular fibers.

Definition of Annular

1. Adjective. Pertaining to, or having the form of, a ring; forming a ring; ringed; ring-shaped; as, annular fibers; in the shape of an annulus. ¹

2. Adjective. Banded or marked with circles. ¹

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Definition of Annular

1. shaped like a ring [adj]

Medical Definition of Annular

1. Arranged in or forming a ring. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Annular

annuity in advance
annular (current term)
annular cartilage
annular eclipse
annular eclipses
annular illumination
annular ligament
annular ligament of the radius
annular ligament of the stapes
annular ligaments of the trachea
annular lipid
annular pancreas
annular placenta

Literary usage of Annular

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1. Lombard Architecture by Arthur Kingsley Porter (1917)
"annular VAULTS Owing the fact that the ambulatory was never adopted by the Lombard builders, the question of annular vaults did not come to assume in ..."

2. Anatomy: Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1897)
"The anterior and posterior annular ligaments and the palmar fascia should then ... The Anterior annular Ligament is a strong, fibrous band which arches over ..."

3. Botany by Geological Survey of California, William Henry Brewer, Sereno Watson, Asa Gray (1880)
"Embryo annular. Steins not * Seeds horizontal (sometimes vertical in ... Embryo annular around copious albumen. Stems not articulated nor leaves fleshy. ..."

4. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1842)
"annular organization occurs as a primary formation, and presents in some degree an intermediate form between the spiral wound to the left and that wound to ..."

5. Mechanism by Robert McArdle Keown (1921)
"It will be noted that the sides of the teeth on the annular gear are concave ... The annular gear tooth is exactly the same as the space between the teeth ..."

6. Vehicles of the Air: A Popular Exposition of Modern Aeronautics with Working by Victor Lougheed (1910)
"annular Ball Bearing. Plan, Sec- high- grade tional, and Perspective Views. •• • machinery. In the evolution of annular-ball bearings the ideal held in view ..."

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