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- A circumscribing object (looking like an annual ring, earring, finger ring, etc.)
- A round piece of (precious) metal worn around the finger.
- A bird band, a round piece of metal put around a bird's leg used for identification and studies of migration.
- A place where some sports take place; as, a boxing ring.
- A circular arena where circus acts take place, a circus ring.
- A group of people, usually involving some unethical or illegal practices; as a Crime ring.
- An algebraic structure which is a group under addition and a monoid under multiplication.
- The set of integers, , is the prototypical ring.
- A planar geometrical figure included between two concentric circles.
- A formation of various pieces of material orbiting around a planet.
- An old English measure of corn equal to the coomb or half a quarter.
- 1866: The ring is common in the Huntingdonshire accounts of Ramsey Abbey. It was equal to half a quarter, i.e., is identical with the coomb of the eastern counties. — James Edwin Thorold Rogers, A History of Agriculture and Prices in England, Volume 1, p. 168.
- To surround or enclose.
- The inner city was ringed with dingy industrial areas.
- To cut a ring around.
- They ringed the trees to make the clearing easier next year.
- To attach a ring to.
- Only ringed hogs may forage in the commons.
- To attach an identity ring to a bird.
- We managed to ring 22 birds this morning.
- The resonant sound of a bell, or a sound resembling it.
- The church bell's ring could be heard the length of the valley.
- The ring of hammer on anvil filled the air.
- A pleasant or correct sound.
- The name has a nice ring to it.
- A telephone call.
- I’ll give you a ring when the plane lands.
- To produce the sound of a bell or a similar sound.
- Whose mobile phone is ringing?
- To make a (church) bell produce sound.
- The deliveryman rang the doorbell to drop off a parcel.
- Of something spoken or written, to appear to be, to seem, to sound.
- That does not ring true.
- To telephone someone.
- I will ring you when we arrive.