A characteristic sound.
A toroidal shape:
— A ring of ships in the harbor.
A rigid circular band of metal or wood or other material used for holding or fastening or hanging or pulling.
Dutch: hoepel, ring, ringetje, tonnenband
chemistry A chain of atoms in a molecule that forms a closed loop.
synonym: closed chain.
An association of criminals.
Dutch: gang, jeugdbende
Polish: banda, chewra, hewra, szajka
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.
A platform usually marked off by ropes in which contestants box or wrestle.
Polish: ring, ring bokserski
Jewelry consisting of a circlet of precious metal (often set with jewels) worn on the finger:
— She had rings on every finger.
A strip of material attached to the leg of a bird to identify it (as in studies of bird migration).
Sound loudly and sonorously.
Dutch: beieren, bommen, gaan, luiden
Ring or echo with sound.
Dutch: weerschalken, doorklinken, echoën, galmen, nagalmen, naijlen, naklinken, resoneren, weergalmen, weerklinken
Make (bells) ring, often for the purposes of musical edification:
— Ring the bells.
— My uncle rings every Sunday at the local church.
Dutch: luiden, luien
Get or try to get into communication (with someone) by telephone.
Dutch: aanbellen, aanschellen, bellen
Extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle.
Dutch: omcirkelen, insluiten, omgeven, omleggen, omringen, omsluiten, omtrekken
Attach a ring to the foot of, in order to identify:
— Ring birds.
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