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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The act or process of forming rings.
  • n. A ringlike structure, segment, or part.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The formation of a ring
  • n. Any reaction that forms a ring of atoms
  • n. Any structure in the form of a ring

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A circular or ringlike formation; a ring or belt.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A circular or ring-like formation.
  • n. The act of forming rings; the act of becoming a ring.
  • n. The state of being annulate or annulated.

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