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tree ring

Syllabification: tree ring

Definition of tree ring in English:

noun

Each of a number of concentric rings in the cross section of a tree trunk, representing a single year’s growth.
Example sentences
  • The calendar year of the tree ring with the fire scar in it was then recorded as the fire date.
  • At each sampling height, the whole cross-section was considered and no information about the individual tree ring distributions was available.
  • A variety of approaches have been employed to resolve this problem, ranging from analyses of historical data, to tree ring and fossil pollen records, to modeling efforts.

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