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annular

[′an·yə·lər]
(mining engineering)
The space between the casing and wall of a hole or between a drill pipe and casing.

annular

Said of a ring-shaped structure or object.
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This is an annular eclipse (Latin annulus, 'ring').
While most parts of the world will miss out on the opportunity to witness this spectacular astronomical event, Antarctica will be able to see this annular solar eclipse.
In the present study, CFD has been applied to the annular diffuser with fully developed inlet velocity profile.
Pain from a pathologic disc can occur due to the irritation of local structures, such as the annular fibers themselves or the posterior longitudinal ligament.
In turn, this indicates that over the long-term, there is a relationship between a rising global mean temperature and an upward trend of the Southern Annular Mode.
Canberra: Sky-gazers were treated to an annular solar eclipse in remote areas of Australia on Friday, with the Moon crossing in front of the Sun to leave a "ring of fire" around its silhouette.
When comparing annular and helically threaded nails in spruce-pine-fir (SPF) at 12 percent moisture content, Rammer et al.
In this view an annular eclipse was possible when the Moon is near its apogee, and, inversely, the Sun was close to its perigee.
An annular eclipse has not been observed on American soil since 1994 and was broadcast live on TV in Tokyo.
The annular "ring of fire" eclipse was visible in person in such places as Japan, California and Nevada.
TOKYO - An annular solar eclipse was observed over a wide area of Japan on Monday morning, including major cities on the Pacific coast of the Japanese archipelago such as Tokyo, Nagoya and Osaka.
Summary: Millions of people across the world have been left awestruck after an annular eclipse took place from Asia to the West Coast of America.