What does ringing mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ring, ringing, tintinnabulation(noun)

    the sound of a bell ringing

    "the distinctive ring of the church bell"; "the ringing of the telephone"; "the tintinnabulation that so voluminously swells from the ringing and the dinging of the bells"--E. A. Poe

  2. ringing(noun)

    the giving of a ring as a token of engagement

  3. plangency, resonance, reverberance, ringing, sonorousness, sonority, vibrancy(noun)

    having the character of a loud deep sound; the quality of being resonant

Wiktionary

  1. ringing(Noun)

    The sound of ringing.

  2. ringing(Noun)

    The quality of being resonant.

  3. ringing(Noun)

    A technique used in the study of wild birds, by attaching a small, individually numbered, metal or plastic tag to their legs or wings.

  4. ringing(Adjective)

    Loud and clear.

  5. ringing(Adjective)

    Made forcefully; powerful.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ringing

    of Ring

  2. Ringing

    of Ring

  3. Ringing

    a & n. from Ring, v

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'ringing' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3071

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ringing in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ringing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of ringing in a Sentence

  1. Machiko Nakayama:

    If the phones stop ringing for a few minutes, we worry they're broken.

  2. Ugochukwu Michael:

    By the following morning, my phone started ringing - so many people were calling me.

  3. Bill Jeffress:

    I really ought to call Scooter Libby. I'm sure Scooter Libby phone is ringing off the hook.

  4. Armand Sprecher:

    With Ebola, people die quickly and dramatically - and that is what sets alarm bells ringing.

  5. Michelle Pope:

    Ringing a bell was a way for me to make a little money to give my kids the Christmas they deserve.

Images & Illustrations of ringing

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