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ring1

ring1

 
pronunciation:
rIng
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a small band of metal or other hard material in the shape of a circle. Rings are worn on the finger for their beauty or as a symbol.
My parents wear gold wedding rings.
 
definition 2: a band in the shape of a circle used to surround or hold something.
I bought a set of rings to hold my shower curtain up.
similar words:
circle
definition 3: an enclosed area for a sports event or circus performance.
In the middle of the circus tent, the horses rode around in the ring.
derivation: ringlike (adj.)
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