ring (plural rings)

  1. A round piece of (precious) metal worn around the finger.
  2. A round piece of metal put around a bird"s leg used for identification and studies of migration.
  3. A place where some sports take place; as, a boxing ring.
  4. A group of people, usually involving some unethical or illegal practices; as a Crime ring.
  5. (mathematics) An algebraic structure which is a group under addition and a monoid under multiplication.
  6. (geometry) A planar geometrical figure included between two concentrical circles.
  7. (astronomy) A formation of various pieces of material orbiting around a planet.
  8. 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.
  9. (slang) a telephone call.
    I’ll give you a ring when the plane lands.

4 letters in word "ring": G I N R.

Anagrams of ring:

Words found within ring:

gi gin in rig rin

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