What is ring?

  • (verb): Get or try to get into communication (with someone) by telephone.
    Synonyms: call, telephone, call up, phone
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on ring, rings:

NGC 7742
... The galaxy is unusual in that it contains a ring but no bar ... Typically, bars are needed to produce a ring structure ... gas to the ends of the bars, where it forms into the rings seen in many barred spiral galaxies ...
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 ...
Pan (moon)
... moon about 35 kilometres across and 23 km high 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 ...
Types of Electrical Connectors - Ring and Spade Terminals
... 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 ...
Siegfried (opera)
... Siegfried is the third of the four operas that constitute Der Ring des Nibelungen (The Ring of the Nibelung), by Richard Wagner ... Festspielhaus on 16 August 1876, as part of the first complete performance of The Ring ...

More definitions of "ring":

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

Famous quotes containing the word ring:

    The world,—this shadow of the soul, or other me, lies wide around. Its attractions are the keys which unlock my thoughts and make me acquainted with myself. I run eagerly into this resounding tumult. I grasp the hands of those next to me, and take my place in the ring to suffer and to work, taught by an instinct, that so shall the dumb abyss be vocal with speech.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    In every election in American history both parties have their clichés. The party that has the clichés that ring true wins.
    Newt Gingrich (b. 1943)

    Interpreting the dance: young women in white dancing in a ring can only be virgins; old women in black dancing in a ring can only be witches; but middle-aged women in colors, square dancing...?
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927)