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annular

 [an´u-ler]
ring-shaped.

an·u·lar

(an'yū-lar),
Ring-shaped.
Synonym(s): annular

annular

/an·nu·lar/ (an´u-ler) ring-shaped.

annular

See anular.

annular

Arranged in a ring; ring-like.

an·u·lar

(an'yŭ-lăr)
Ring shaped.
Synonym(s): annular.

annular

Ring-shaped. Mainly used to refer to anything that encircles a hollow tube of organ as in the case of an annular cancer of the colon.

annular

(of plants) ring-shaped, as in annular thickening of XYLEM vessels.

an·u·lar

, annular (anyū-lăr)
Ring-shaped.

annular

ring-shaped.

annular dermatitis
inflammation and crusting in an annular pattern is characteristic of dermatophytosis (ringworm), particularly in pigs.
annular vessel of eye
a loop of the hyaloid artery which encircles the margin of the optic cup during development of the eye.
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There, addicts have their substances taken away from them, lose their minds and find them again through radical withdrawal from enslaving ambition of any sort: a guerrilla assault on annularity, life by homily.
Its classification implies a ring structure, but I've yet to see annularity.
This means only 88% of the Sun's surface area will be blocked during annularity.
Other things to look for during this eclipse include a silvery or metallic quality to the sunlight around the time of annularity or when the Sun is a thin crescent.
While 88% of the Sun's surface area is blocked during annularity, the Sun will remain blindingly bright, mandating that everyone viewing the event must use the same precautions required to observe the Sun on any other day.
During the deep partial phases and annularity itself, you can look for eclipse images cast on the ground under leafy trees or formed by small apertures between your fingers.
Annularity in Kourou lasted 5 minutes 42 seconds, with the Sun standing 8[degrees] above the eastern horizon against a clear, deep-blue sky.
The cloud did cover the Sun, but it dissipated just minutes before annularity.
We enjoyed 16 seconds of annularity," says Tafreshi.
6 percent), German amateur Friedhelm Dorst could trace the lunar limb against the Sun's inner corona for more than 7 minutes after maximum eclipse; clouds prevented him from imaging it before annularity.
It shows not only the track of annularity but also the phase of the eclipsed Sun as seen from 24 different locations, including Edinburgh (spelled "Edingburg" on the map above), which was right on the central line.
As a result, the track of annularity has a peculiar D shape that's nearly 1,200 km wide and travels from east to west instead of the more typical west to east (see the diagram on page 106).