an annuity payable for a certain number of years regardless of any contingency.
a specified income payable at stated intervals for a fixed or a contingent period, often for the recipient’s life, in consideration of a stipulated premium paid either in prior installment payments or in a single payment. the right to receive such an income, or the duty to make such a payment or payments. Contemporary Examples […]
(especially of laws or other established rules, usages, etc.) to make void or null; abolish; cancel; invalidate: to annul a marriage. to reduce to nothing; obliterate. to cancel (a regularly scheduled train, plane, social event, etc.) for one day or one time only. Contemporary Examples By all accounts, Rafsanjani has been the main force behind […]
having the form of a ring. (of a carpenter’s nail) having a series of concentric grooves to improve holding power. Historical Examples It will be seen that the valves v on the other side of the annular chamber are closed. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 5 Various The angle of the anterior chamber […]
- Annular clock
a clock in the form of a vase, ball, etc., having the hours painted on a ring rotating beneath a pointer.