Rings

  • (noun): Gymnastic apparatus consisting of a pair of heavy metal circles (usually covered with leather) suspended by ropes; used for gymnastic exercises.
    Example: "The rings require a strong upper body"

Some articles on rings, ring:

Borromean Rings
... In mathematics, the Borromean rings consist of three topological circles which are linked and form a Brunnian link i.e ... removing any ring results in two unlinked rings ... In other words, no two of the three rings are linked with each other, but nonetheless all three are linked ...
Sean Bean - Career - The Lord of The Rings
... Bean's most prominent role was as Boromir in Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings trilogy ... His major screen-time occurs in the first installment, The Lord of the Rings The Fellowship of the Ring ... briefly in flashbacks in the theatre releases of The Lord of the Rings The Two Towers and The Lord of the Rings The Return of the King he also appears in a scene from ...
Borromean Rings - Realizations
... Molecular Borromean rings are the molecular counterparts of Borromean rings, which are mechanically-interlocked molecular architectures ... of New York University succeeded in constructing a set of rings from DNA ... coworkers at UCLA utilised coordination chemistry to construct a set of rings in one step from 18 components ...
Angelo State University - Traditions - Ring Ceremony
... each commencement, the ASU Alumni Association hosts a ring ceremony where the university president presents class rings to recipients ... After receiving their rings, recipients touch their rings to Dominic's horns for strength, or rub them through his wool for luck ... Though Angelo State rings have existed since the beginning of the University a new official ASU ring was introduced by the ASU Alumni Society in 2003 ...
Fig Island - Occupation
... Archaeologists have debated whether the shell rings resulted from the simple accumulation of middens in conjunction with circular villages, or if they were deliberately built as monuments ... increasing the plausibility that the shell-rings were also monumental architecture ... Excavations of the Fig Island rings revealed little evidence of habitation on the rings, and circumstantial evidence of rapid deposition of large quantities of shells in deliberate creation of the rings ...

Famous quotes containing the word rings:

    If a man do not erect in this age his own tomb ere he dies, he shall live no longer in monument than the bell rings and the widow weeps.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    Ah, Christ, I love you rings to the wild sky
    And I must think a little of the past:
    When I was ten I told a stinking lie
    That got a black boy whipped....
    Allen Tate (1899–1979)

    ‘She has got rings on every finger,
    Round one of them she have got three.
    She have gold enough around her middle
    To buy Northumberland that belongs to thee.
    Unknown. Young Beichan (l. 61–64)