• (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 ring, rings:

Angelo State University - Traditions - Ring Ceremony
... 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 ...
Borromean Rings - Realizations
... Molecular Borromean rings are the molecular counterparts of Borromean rings, which are mechanically-interlocked molecular architectures ... York University succeeded in constructing a set of rings from DNA ... chemistry to construct a set of rings in one step from 18 components ...
Sean Bean - Career - The Lord of The Rings
... 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 ... 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 ...
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 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 ...
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 ...

Famous quotes containing the word rings:

    We will have rings and things, and fine array,
    And kiss me, Kate, we will be married o’ Sunday.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    It is told that some divorcees, elated by their freedom, pause on leaving the courthouse to kiss a front pillar, or even walk to the Truckee to hurl their wedding rings into the river; but boys who recover the rings declare they are of the dime-store variety, and accuse the throwers of fraudulent practices.
    —Administration in the State of Neva, U.S. public relief program. Nevada: A Guide to the Silver State (The WPA Guide to Nevada)

    The next time the novelist rings the bell I will not stir though the meeting-house burn down.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)