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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New year rings in with a new haircut for Miley Cyrus.
Just before the New Year rings in, I'm reflecting on how proud I am of our industry.
Dubai -- Before the New Year rings in, the world's largest airport retailer Dubai Duty Free expects sales to clock in at $1.25 billion (Dh4.59 billion), representing close to a 10 per cent increase over 2009, the company said last week..
You've been hitting it off, but due to cah-razy schedules, your budding romance will be going on temporary hiatus once the final bell of the school year rings.
The company's claim that its Super Fold Ladder is the most technically advanced offering of the year rings true with us.
HOLLYOAKS Mon-Fri C4 The New Year rings in changes for the Chester crew - few of them good.