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  • a small circular band, typically of precious metal and often set with one or more gemstones, worn on a finger as an ornament or a token of marriage, engagement, or authority.
    E.g. a diamond ring
  • a ring-shaped or circular object.
    E.g. an inflatable rubber ring
  • an enclosed space, surrounded by seating for spectators, in which a sport, performance, or show takes place.
    E.g. a circus ring
  • a group of people engaged in a shared enterprise, especially one involving illegal or unscrupulous activity.
    E.g. the police had been investigating the drug ring
  • a number of atoms bonded together to form a closed loop in a molecule.
    E.g. a benzene ring
  • a set of elements with two binary operations, addition and multiplication, the second being distributive over the first and associative.
  • surround (someone or something), especially for protection or containment.
    E.g. the courthouse was ringed with police
  • put an aluminium strip round the leg of (a bird) for subsequent identification.
    E.g. only a small proportion of warblers are caught and ringed
  • fraudulently change the identity of (a motor vehicle), typically by changing its registration plate.
    E.g. there may be an organization which has ringed the stolen car to be resold
  • short for ringbark.
  • make a clear resonant or vibrating sound.
    E.g. a bell rang loudly
  • call by telephone.
    E.g. I rang her this morning
  • (of a person's ears) be filled with a continuous buzzing or humming sound, especially as the after-effect of a blow or loud noise.
    E.g. he yelled so loudly that my eardrums rang
  • an act of ringing a bell, or the resonant sound caused by this.
    E.g. there was a ring at the door
  • a particular quality conveyed by something heard or expressed.
    E.g. the song had a curious ring of nostalgia to it

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