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ring system

[′riŋ ‚sis·təm]
(organic chemistry)
Arbitrary designation of certain compounds as closed, circular structures, as in the six-carbon benzene ring; common rings have four, five, and six members, either carbon or some combination of carbon, nitrogen, oxygen, sulfur, or other elements.
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On the other hand, observations by Cassini indicate that the small satellites orbiting near the outer edge of the main ring system have a dense core.
With its amazing ring system and selection of moons, it is an object which never fails to disappoint.
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Saturn's main ring system is huge but razor-thin, measuring about 175,000 miles across but just 33 feet or so in the vertical direction.
Using the ring system pallets can be wrapped from bottom to top, without the requirement of going to base again to seal and cut the film, thus reducing material costs.
The newly-refurbished telescope promises spectacular views of the planet and its amazing ring system and professional astronomers will be on hand to point out the planet's features.
The study was performed in the isolated pulmonary artery ring system and human pulmonary artery endothelial cells (HPAECs).
They use a ring system which clicks them into place so they stay put all day without messing up your hairstyle and come in three sizes: small, medium and large.
The Science Museum attraction will showcase projects as diverse as a study of Saturn's ring system to a probe which has collected a sample of solar wind.
Tables list Saturn's ring system, 18 of its satellites, and comparisons with Earth.
THE successful farm machinery ring system has spread eastwards.
For winding extremely fine diameter fiber optics requiring high precision linear traverse systems, rolling ring system accuracy may be increased up to [+ or -] 0.