Some articles on ring, rings:
... third of the four operas that constitute Der Ring des Nibelungen (The Ring of the Nibelung), by Richard Wagner ... the Bayreuth Festspielhaus on 16 August 1876, as part of the first complete performance of The Ring ...
... 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 ...
... 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 ...
... 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 ...
... 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 ...
More definitions of "ring":
- (noun): A square platform marked off by ropes in which contestants box or wrestle.
- (noun): A characteristic sound.
Example: "It has the ring of sincerity"
- (verb): Sound loudly and sonorously.
- (noun): A rigid circular band of metal or wood or other material used for holding or fastening or hanging or pulling.
- (noun): A strip of material attached to the leg of a bird to identify it (as in studies of bird migration).
- (noun): The sound of a bell ringing.
Example: "The distinctive ring of the church bell"
Synonyms: ringing, tintinnabulation
- (noun): Jewelry consisting of a circlet of precious metal (often set with jewels) worn on the finger.
- (noun): (chemistry) a chain of atoms in a molecule that forms a closed loop.
Synonyms: closed chain
- (noun): A toroidal shape.
Example: "A ring of ships in the harbor"
Synonyms: halo, annulus, anulus, doughnut, anchor ring
- (verb): Make (bells) ring, often for the purposes of musical edification.
Example: "Ring the bells"
- (verb): Attach a ring to the foot of, in order to identify.
Example: "Ring birds"
Famous quotes containing the word ring:
“Full fathom five thy father lies,
Of his bones are coral made;
Those are pearls that were his eyes;
Nothing of him that doth fade,
But doth suffer a sea-change
Into something rich and strange.
Sea-nymphs hourly ring his knell:
Hark! Now I hear themding-dong bell.”
—William Shakespeare (15641616)
“The boxers ring is the enjoyment of the part of society whose animal nature alone has been developed.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)
“But whatever happens, wherever the scene is laid, somebody, somewhere, will quietly set outsomebody has already set out, somebody still rather far away is buying a ticket, is boarding a bus, a ship, a plane, has landed, is walking toward a million photographers, and presently he will ring at my doora bigger, more respectable, more competent Gradus.”
—Vladimir Nabokov (18991977)