year ring

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annual ring, growth ring

A layer of wood produced during one year of a tree’s growth.
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However, before the new year rings in, take the time to look for possible rising costs in your 2007 operation--no matter what the size of your company or its financial status.
The company's claim that its Super Fold Ladder is the most technically advanced offering of the year rings true with us.
Bob Day of Municipal Light & Power warns that there will be power outages across Anchorage when the new year rings in at the turn of the century.
Our annual survey reveals the business perspective of some of the world's most successful small business owners, and the outlook for this year rings with a tone of optimism in the face of economic hardship," said Dave Galbenski, Chairman of the Global Board of Directors for the Entrepreneurs' Organization.
As the New Year rings in, SPCA Florida is also rolling out new community services.
Martin, from Blackhall Mill, has been monitoring goshawks at Kielder Water and Forest Park in Northumberland for decades and every year rings chicks to keep tabs on their welfare.
NEW YORK -- As the new year rings in with resolutions for both personal and professional improvement, Herbert Mines Associates, a leading executive search firm providing senior-level services to the retail, fashion and consumer products industries, offers tips for resigning effectively and positively in 2005.