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〔 rIŋ 〕


〔 riŋ 〕

Overview of noun ring

The noun ring has 9 senses

  • ring -- (a characteristic sound; "it has the ring of sincerity")

  • ring, halo, annulus, doughnut, anchor ring -- (a toroidal shape; "a ring of ships in the harbor"; "a halo of smoke")

  • hoop, ring -- (a rigid circular band of metal or wood or other material used for holding or fastening or hanging or pulling; "there was still a rusty iron hoop for tying a horse")

  • closed chain, ring -- ((chemistry) a chain of atoms in a molecule that forms a closed loop)

  • gang, pack, ring, mob -- (an association of criminals; "police tried to break up the gang"; "a pack of thieves")

  • ring, ringing, tintinnabulation -- (the sound of a bell ringing; "the distinctive ring of the church bell"; "the ringing of the telephone"; "the tintinnabulation that so voluminously swells from the ringing and the dinging of the bells"--E. A. Poe)

  • ring -- (a platform usually marked off by ropes in which contestants box or wrestle)

  • ring, band -- (jewelry consisting of a circlet of precious metal (often set with jewels) worn on the finger; "she had rings on every finger"; "he noted that she wore a wedding band")

  • band, ring -- (a strip of material attached to the leg of a bird to identify it (as in studies of bird migration))

Overview of verb ring

The verb ring has 6 senses

  • ring, peal -- (sound loudly and sonorously; "the bells rang")

  • resound, echo, ring, reverberate -- (ring or echo with sound; "the hall resounded with laughter")

  • ring, knell -- (make (bells) ring, often for the purposes of musical edification; "Ring the bells"; "My uncle rings every Sunday at the local church")

  • call, telephone, call up, phone, ring -- (get or try to get into communication (with someone) by telephone; "I tried to call you all night"; "Take two aspirin and call me in the morning")

  • surround, environ, ring, skirt, border -- (extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle; "The forest surrounds my property")

  • ring, band -- (attach a ring to the foot of, in order to identify; "ring birds"; "band the geese to observe their migratory patterns")