Meaning of ANNULAR in English

ANNULAR

— annularity , n. — annularly , adv.

/an"yeuh leuhr/ , adj.

1. having the form of a ring.

2. (of a carpenter's nail) having a series of concentric grooves to improve holding power.

[ 1565-75; annularis, equiv. to annul ( us ) ring (var. of ANULUS) + -aris -AR 1 ]

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