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  • ringlike — adjective Like a ring; round or nearly so. The worm had a number of ringlike bands around its body …   Wiktionary

  • ringlike — adjective having the shape of a ring • Similar to: ↑round, ↑circular * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ adjective : resembling a ring in form ringlike spots …   Useful english dictionary

  • ringlike — adj. resembling a ring, circular, ring shaped …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Majocchi’s disease — ringlike empurplement of the lower limbs …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • Annulus — A ringlike structure, or any body part that is shaped like a ring. Applied to many small ring shaped structures. The base of a heart valve that supports the valve s leaflets is called the annulus. A ring shaped pancreas that encircles the… …   Medical dictionary

  • Glossary of ring theory — Ring theory is the branch of mathematics in which rings are studied: that is, structures supporting both an addition and a multiplication operation. This is a glossary of some terms of the subject. Contents 1 Definition of a ring 2 Types of… …   Wikipedia

  • annulation — [an΄yo͞o lā′shən, an΄yəlā′shən] n. 1. formation of rings 2. a ring or ringlike structure * * * an·nu·la·tion (ăn yə lāʹshən) n. 1. The act or process of forming rings. 2. A ringlike structure, segment, or part. * * * …   Universalium

  • annulate — annulation, n. /an yeuh lit, layt /, adj. 1. formed of ringlike segments, as an annelid worm. 2. having rings or ringlike bands. Also, annulated. [1820 30; < L annulatus, var. of ANULATUS ringed, equiv. to anul(us) ring + atus ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • ball bearing — ball bearing, adj. Mach. 1. a bearing consisting of a number of hard balls running in grooves in the surfaces of two concentric rings, one of which is mounted on a rotating or oscillating shaft or the like. 2. any of the balls so used. [1880 85]… …   Universalium

  • galaxy — /gal euhk see/, n., pl. galaxies. 1. Astron. a. a large system of stars held together by mutual gravitation and isolated from similar systems by vast regions of space. b. (usually cap.) See Milky Way. 2. any large and brilliant or impressive… …   Universalium

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