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anemosis, "wind shake"
1. A condition in which the annual layers of certain trees are separated from one another, frequently attributed to the effects of strong winds on the trunk, although some believe the conditions results from exposure to frost or lightning.
2. A condition in the wood of some trees in which the rings are separated, as some suppose, by the action of high winds upon the trunks of those trees.
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