annulus annulus

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a toroidal shape
  2. (n) (Fungi) a remnant of the partial veil that in mature mushrooms surrounds the stem like a collar

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The layers of the annulus are woven for maximum absorption.
  2. The layers of the annulus are woven for maximum absorption.

News

  • Worst Hanford tank may be leaking into soil

    The first ever double-shell tank to have leaked at Hanford may be in far worse condition than anyone imagined. Hanford workers conducting routine maintenance on the tank, known as AY-102, Thursday were shocked to find readings of radioactivity from material outside the tank. Until now leaked nuclear sludge had only been detected in what's known as the tank's annulus -- the hollow safety space ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: NorthWest Cable News

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