Annular ring



annular ring

annular ring n.
An opaque area appearing in radiographs of the lung and indicating a cavity of tuberculosis. Also called pleural ring.
Historical Examples

To hold the piston rings or ring in place, a junk ring is employed, being an annular ring bolted to the piston.
Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II Joshua Rose

The body d is provided with an annular ring fitting into the bore of the base, which is coned at q.
Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II Joshua Rose

The developments in the form of this brooch show its evolution from a penannular to an annular ring.
Jewellery H. Clifford Smith,

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