Definitions for ribbonˈrɪb ən

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  1. ribbon, thread(noun)

    any long object resembling a thin line

    "a mere ribbon of land"; "the lighted ribbon of traffic"; "from the air the road was a grey thread"; "a thread of smoke climbed upward"

  2. decoration, laurel wreath, medal, medallion, palm, ribbon(noun)

    an award for winning a championship or commemorating some other event

  3. ribbon, typewriter ribbon(noun)

    a long strip of inked material for making characters on paper with a typewriter

  4. ribbon(noun)

    notion consisting of a narrow strip of fine material used for trimming

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. ribbon(Noun)

    A long, narrow strip of material used for decoration of clothing or the hair or gift wrapping.

  2. ribbon(Noun)

    An inked strip of material against which type is pressed to print letters in a typewriter or printer.

  3. ribbon(Noun)

    A toolbar that incorporates tabs and menus.

  4. ribbon(Noun)

    In ice cream and similar confections, an ingredient (often chocolate, butterscotch, caramel, or fudge) added in a long narrow strip.

  5. ribbon(Verb)

    To decorate with ribbon.

  6. Origin: From riban (French: ruban).

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Ribbon(noun)

    a fillet or narrow woven fabric, commonly of silk, used for trimming some part of a woman's attire, for badges, and other decorative purposes

  2. Ribbon(noun)

    a narrow strip or shred; as, a steel or magnesium ribbon; sails torn to ribbons

  3. Ribbon(noun)

    same as Rib-band

  4. Ribbon(noun)

    driving reins

  5. Ribbon(noun)

    a bearing similar to the bend, but only one eighth as wide

  6. Ribbon(noun)

    a silver

  7. Ribbon(verb)

    to adorn with, or as with, ribbons; to mark with stripes resembling ribbons

  8. Origin: [OE. riban, OF. riban, F. ruban, probably of German origin; cf. D. ringband collar, necklace, E. ring circle, and band.]

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  1. Ribbon

    A ribbon or riband is a thin band of material, typically cloth but also plastic or sometimes metal, used primarily as decorative binding and tying. Cloth ribbons are made of natural materials such as silk, velvet, cotton, and jute and of synthetic materials, such as polyester, nylon and polyproylene. Ribbon is used for innumerable useful, ornamental and symbolic purposes. Cultures around the world use ribbon in their hair, around the body, and as ornamentation on animals, buildings, and packaging. Some popular fabrics used to make ribbons are satin, organza, sheer, silk, velvet and grosgrain.

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  1. Ribbon

    Ribbon enables merchants to easily accept payments online and make an intuitive checkout experience for customers. Create a beautiful one-page checkout, sell in-stream on Facebook or embed payments onto a website or blog.If you can copy/paste, you can sell on any platform with Ribbon.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'ribbon' in Nouns Frequency: #3021


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