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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ring, ringing, tintinnabulationnoun

    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. ringingnoun

    the giving of a ring as a token of engagement

  3. plangency, resonance, reverberance, ringing, sonorousness, sonority, vibrancynoun

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

Wiktionary

  1. ringingnoun

    The sound of ringing.

  2. ringingnoun

    The quality of being resonant.

  3. ringingnoun

    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. ringingadjective

    Loud and clear.

  5. ringingadjective

    Made forcefully; powerful.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ringing

    of Ring

  2. Ringing

    of Ring

  3. Ringing

    a & n. from Ring, v

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

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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. Michelle Pope:

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

  2. Gary Guyton:

    We put out the press release talking about the first one and then our phones started ringing off the hook, we found out basically there's some cottage industries out there that do this for a living. They're looking for debt-for-equity swaps.

  3. Chief Operating Officer Kevin Demoff:

    It starts with the design of the stadium. This is the most vertical stadium in the NFL. Seats are closer to the field than any other comparable stadium in the NFL. You feel the noise, you feel the energy. Technology brings it to life. But it’s truly our fans – Rams fans and Charger fans. I think they’ve come to adopt this home-field mentality from so many times whether we were in the Coliseum or Dignity Health Center, these temporary stadiums, to they have a sense of ownership of this building. A sense of pride and you see it all the time, i think they walk in and realize they have the best stadium in the NFL and they get to be here and it is a loud building. When you’re here, you leave with your ears ringing. Every time you go in, you talk to Sean McVay, I’m sure Brandon (Staley) as well, after a game and it’s like I have a massive headache. I think that’s the best part of what our fans bring – that energy. And it is rare that people talk about the noise in a building in Los Angeles. It’s just not the way our buildings are designed or what the fans are known for but I think it’s given all sports fans in Los Angeles something to be proud of.

  4. Dixon Police Chief Steven Howell:

    With shots ringing out in the hallways of Dixon High School, he charged towards the suspect and confronted him, head-on. Because of his heroic actions, countless lives were saved.

  5. Jackie Clark:

    The excessive amount [ of earwax ] can cause hearing loss or ringing in your ears. Some people experience vertigo, which increases the risk of falling, right now, we see some correlation between hearing loss and cognitive decline.

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