What is ring?

Some articles on ring, rings:

Pan (moon)
... that orbits within the Encke Gap in Saturn's A Ring ... Pan acts as a ring shepherd and is responsible for keeping the Encke Gap free of ring particles ...
Siegfried (opera)
... is the third of the four operas that constitute Der Ring des Nibelungen (The Ring of the Nibelung), by Richard Wagner ... as part of the first complete performance of The Ring ...
NGC 7742
... The galaxy is unusual in that it contains a ring but no bar ... Typically, bars are needed to produce a ring structure ... The bars' gravitational forces move gas to the ends of the bars, where it forms into the rings seen in many barred spiral galaxies ...
Types of Electrical Connectors - Ring and Spade Terminals
... The connectors in the top row of the image are known as ring terminals and spade terminals (sometimes called split ring terminals) ... Electrical contact is made by the flat surface of the ring or spade, while mechanically they are attached by passing a screw or bolt through them ...
Ring - Other Uses
... Ring (diacritic), as in "Åmål" Brass ring Cock ring Piston ring Rings (local I.B.M ... clubs) Ring of bells Ring road, a type of highway ...

More definitions of "ring":

  • (noun): A square platform marked off by ropes in which contestants box or wrestle.
  • (noun): Jewelry consisting of a circlet of precious metal (often set with jewels) worn on the finger.
    Synonyms: band
  • (noun): An association of criminals.
    Synonyms: gang, pack, mob
  • (noun): A characteristic sound.
    Example: "It has the ring of sincerity"
  • (noun): A strip of material attached to the leg of a bird to identify it (as in studies of bird migration).
    Synonyms: band
  • (noun): (chemistry) a chain of atoms in a molecule that forms a closed loop.
    Synonyms: closed chain
  • (noun): A rigid circular band of metal or wood or other material used for holding or fastening or hanging or pulling.
    Synonyms: hoop
  • (verb): Sound loudly and sonorously.
    Synonyms: peal
  • (noun): The sound of a bell ringing.
    Example: "The distinctive ring of the church bell"
    Synonyms: ringing, tintinnabulation
  • (verb): Make (bells) ring, often for the purposes of musical edification.
    Example: "Ring the bells"
    Synonyms: knell
  • (verb): Attach a ring to the foot of, in order to identify.
    Example: "Ring birds"
    Synonyms: band

Famous quotes containing the word ring:

    Time has no divisions to mark its passage, there is never a thunderstorm or blare of trumpets to announce the beginning of a new month or year. Even when a new century begins it is only we mortals who ring bells and fire off pistols.
    Thomas Mann (1875–1955)

    Close friends contribute to our personal growth. They also contribute to our personal pleasure, making the music sound sweeter, the wine taste richer, the laughter ring louder because they are there.
    Judith Viorst (20th century)