Definition of annual ring in English:

Share this entry

annual ring

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.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: an·nual ring

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.