Annular eclipse(Astron.), an eclipse of the sun in which the moon at the middle of the eclipse conceals the central part of the sun's disk, leaving a complete ring of light around the border.

(An`nu*lar"i*ty) n. Annular condition or form; as, the annularity of a nebula. J. Rogers.

(An"nu*lar*ry), adv. In an annular manner.

(An"nu*la*ry) a. [L. annularis. See Annular.] Having the form of a ring; annular. Ray.

(||An`nu*la"ta) n. pl. [Neut. pl., fr. L. annulatus ringed.] (Zoöl.) A class of articulate animals, nearly equivalent to Annelida, including the marine annelids, earthworms, Gephyrea, Gymnotoma, leeches, etc. See Annelida.

(An"nu*late) n. (Zoöl.) One of the Annulata.

(An"nu*late, An"nu*la`ted) a. [L. annulatus.]

1. Furnished with, or composed of, rings; ringed; surrounded by rings of color.

2. (Zoöl.) Of or pertaining to the Annulata.

(An`nu*la"tion) n. A circular or ringlike formation; a ring or belt. Nicholson.

(An"nu*let) n. [Dim. of annulus.]

1. A little ring. Tennyson.

2. (Arch.) A small, flat fillet, encircling a column, etc., used by itself, or with other moldings. It is used, several times repeated, under the Doric capital.

3. (Her.) A little circle borne as a charge.

4. (Zoöl.) A narrow circle of some distinct color on a surface or round an organ.

(An*nul"la*ble) a. That may be Annulled.

(An*nul"ler) n. One who annuls. [R.]

(An*nul"ment) n. [Cf. F. annulement.] The act of annulling; abolition; invalidation.

(An"nu*loid) a. (Zoöl.) Of or pertaining to the Annuloida.

(||An`nu*loid"a) n. pl. [NL., fr. L. annulus ring + -oid.] (Zoöl.) A division of the Articulata, including the annelids and allied groups; sometimes made to include also the helminths and echinoderms. [Written also Annuloidea.]

(||An"nu*lo"sa) n. pl. [NL.] (Zoöl.) A division of the Invertebrata, nearly equivalent to the Articulata. It includes the Arthoropoda and Anarthropoda. By some zoölogists it is applied to the former only.

(An`nu*lo"san) n. (Zoöl.) One of the Annulosa.

Annular to Another-guess

(An"nu*lar) a. [L. annularis, fr. annulis ring: cf. F. annulaire.]

1. Pertaining to, or having the form of, a ring; forming a ring; ringed; ring-shaped; as, annular fibers.

2. Banded or marked with circles.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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