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annular
  حلقه‌وار، حلقه‌ای   
halqevâr, halge-yi

Fr.: annulaire   

Having the form of a → ring.

From Fr. annulaire or directly from L. annularis "pertaining to a ring," from annulus, diminutive of anus "ring."

Halge-yi, halqevâr, adj. from halqé, → ring.

annular eclipse
  خورگرفت ِ حلقه‌وار   
xorgereft-e halqevâr

Fr.: éclipse annulaire   

A solar eclipse in which the Moon is close the → apogee and is, therefore, too small to cover the whole disk of the Sun, leaving a visible edge or ring of sunlight. An annular eclipse can last for 12m 30s at the most. See also → total eclipse.

annular; → eclipse.

annular-total eclipse
  خورگرفت ِ حلقه‌وار-هماک   
xorgereft-e halqevâr-hamâk

Fr.: éclipse annulaire-totale   

A solar eclipse that has both annular and total phases. Same as → hybrid eclipse.

annular; → total; → eclipse.

annularity
  حلقه‌واری   
halqevâri

Fr.: annularité   

The maximum phase of an → annular eclipse during which the Moon's entire disk is seen silhouetted against the Sun. Annularity is the period between second and → third contact during an annular eclipse. It can last from a fraction of a second to a maximum of 12 minutes 29 seconds (F. Espenak, NASA).

annular; → -ity.