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annual ring

Syllabification: an·nual ring

Definition of annual ring in English:

noun

Another term for tree ring.
Example sentences
  • The oldest tree in the present study had 135 annual rings at the stem base.
  • It was concluded from structural observations that duration of cambial activity is longer in trees with broad annual rings than in trees with narrow rings.
  • The amount of tension wood in a section was quantified as the total area of all tension wood bands in the second annual ring, divided by the total area of the ring.

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