tree ring
noun Date: 1919 annual ring

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • tree ring — n. ANNUAL RING * * * …   Universalium

  • tree ring — tree′ ring n. bot annual ring • Etymology: 1915–20 …   From formal English to slang

  • tree ring — n. ANNUAL RING …   English World dictionary

  • tree ring — ► NOUN ▪ each of a number of concentric rings in the cross section of a tree trunk, representing a single year s growth …   English terms dictionary

  • tree ring — /ˈtri rɪŋ/ (say tree ring) noun a ring, one of a series visible in a cross section of a tree, which indicates a point of new growth in the cambium, as in spring. Also, annual ring, growth ring …   Australian English dictionary

  • tree ring — noun : annual ring * * * tree ring, = annual ring. (Cf. ↑annual ring) * * * n. each of a number of concentric rings in the cross section of a tree trunk, representing a single year s growth …   Useful english dictionary

  • tree ring — noun The annual growth ring in the trunk of a tree. Syn: growth ring, annual ring …   Wiktionary

  • tree ring. — See annual ring. [1915 20] * * * …   Universalium

  • tree ring. — See annual ring. [1915 20] …   Useful english dictionary

  • tree ring — noun each of a number of concentric rings in the cross section of a tree trunk, representing a single year s growth …   English new terms dictionary

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