coffee ring


Definition of coffee ring

: coffee cake in the shape of a ring

Examples of coffee ring in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The shape of the droplets is also a factor in the coffee ring effect. Jennifer Ouellette, Ars Technica, "Adding a dash of alcohol suppresses coffee ring effect in 2D printing inks," 12 Aug. 2020 The top is scarred with coffee rings, the penny jar never full., "Don’t worry, Dad, I remember you," 16 June 2019

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First Known Use of coffee ring

1924, in the meaning defined above

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“Coffee ring.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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