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having the shape of a curve everywhere equidistant from a fixed point

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Effect of swirl on flow through annular diffusers", Ph.
Second, it pulls the posterior annular fibers taut (Figure 4A).
The Hurriquake nail is made of a carbon steel alloy and includes annular rings, a larger head diameter, and a helical twist located directly below the nail's head (Curry 2007).
Although historical non-scientific reports of annular eclipses may date back to the ancient Greeks, neither Ptolemy nor his followers in the medieval period refer to them.
But this will be the first time since 1994 that there has been an annular eclipse of the sun, according to spacedaily.
Annular eclipses are similar to total eclipses in that the moon lines up with the sun.
An annular eclipse occurs when the moon passes between Earth and the sun (see diagram, below).
The peak of the annular solar eclipse will be at 11:59am when 14 percent of the sun disk will be covered, elaborated the astronomer.
Key statement: A non-pneumatic tire for supporting a load by working in tension comprising a generally annular inner ring, a generally annular outer ring and an interconnected web having a plurality of web elements and comprising a plurality of generally polygonal openings.
Specifically, the annular ring on boards may be insufficient to ensure a good layer-to-layer bond and concomitant PTH integrity.
An annular eclipse occurs when the sun and moon are exactly in line, with the sun appearing as a very bright ring, or annulus, surrounding the outline of the moon.
Md Rasooldeen | Arab News <p>RIYADH: Special prayers to mark an annular eclipse in Saudi Arabia were held in mosques throughout the Kingdom on Friday morning.
An annular eclipse occurs when the moon covers the centre of the sun, but not its edges as in a solar eclipse.
space agency NASA said on its website the eclipse was annular, meaning the moon will block most of the sun's middle, but not its edges, causing it to look like a ring.