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Definizione monolingua e traduzione ring

Inglese grammatica



ring (third-person singular simple present rings, present participle ringing, simple past and past participle ringed)

  1. (transitive) To surround or enclose.
    The inner city was ringed with dingy industrial areas.
  2. (transitive, figuratively) To make an incision around; to girdle.
    They ringed the trees to make the clearing easier next year.
  3. (transitive) To attach a ring to, especially for identification.
    Only ringed hogs may forage in the commons.
    We managed to ring 22 birds this morning.
  4. (falconry) To rise in the air spirally.

ring (plural rings)

  1. A circumscribing object, (roughly) circular and hollow, looking like an annual ring, earring, finger ring etc.
  2. A round piece of (precious) metal worn around the finger.
  3. (UK) A bird band, a round piece of metal put around a birds leg used for identification and studies of migration.
  4. A piece of food in the shape of a ring, as in onion ring
  5. A place where some sports or exhibitions take place; notably a circular or comparable arena, such as a boxing ring or a circus ring; hence the field of a political contest.
  6. An exclusive group of people, usually involving some unethical or illegal practices; as a crime ring, prostitution ring, etc.
  7. (geometry) A planar geometrical figure included between two concentric circles.
  8. (UK) Burner.
  9. (astronomy) A formation of various pieces of material orbiting around a planet.
  10. (typography) A diacritical mark in the shape of a hollow circle placed above or under the letter; a kroužek.
  11. (historical) An old English measure of corn equal to the coomb or half a quarter.
    • 1866, James Edwin Thorold Rogers, A History of Agriculture and Prices in England, Volume 1, page 168.
      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. —
  12. (UK) a large circular prehistoric stone construction such as Stonehenge.
  13. (computing theory) A hierarchical level of privilege in a computer system, usually at hardware level, used to protect data and functionality (also protection ring).
    • 2007, Steve Anson, Steve Bunting, Mastering Windows Network Forensics and Investigation (page 70)
      Kernel Mode processes run in ring 0, and User Mode processes run in ring 3.
  14. In a jack plug, the connector between the tip and the sleeve.


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