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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rings(noun)

    gymnastic apparatus consisting of a pair of heavy metal circles (usually covered with leather) suspended by ropes; used for gymnastic exercises

    "the rings require a strong upper body"

Wiktionary

  1. rings(Noun)

    A gymnastics apparatus and discipline consisting of 2 rings suspended from a bar.

Freebase

  1. Rings

    The rings, also known as steady rings, is an artistic gymnastics apparatus and the event that uses it. It is traditionally used only by male gymnasts, due to its extreme upper-body strength requirements. Gymnasts typically wear ring grips while performing on the rings.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. rings

    The annual circular layers in timber. Also, grommets, or circles of metal for lifting things by hand, or securing the points of bolts, &c., as hatch or port rings.

Editors Contribution

  1. rings

    Plural noun of ring.

    The usher had the rings in his pocket in a box to ensure he could feel them during the ceremony.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 18, 2016  

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'rings' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4310

Anagrams for rings »

  1. girns

  2. grins

How to pronounce rings?

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How to say rings in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rings in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rings in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of rings in a Sentence

  1. Mark Russell:

    The scientific theory I like best is that the rings of Saturn are composed entirely of lost airline luggage.

  2. Cody Coffman:

    It just rings and rings.

  3. Letitia Elizabeth Landon:

    Who, in after life, can help smiling at the fancies in which early anticipation revelled ; how absurd, how impossible, do they not now appear! Yet, in such mockery lurks much of bitterness : the laugh rings hollow from many a disappointment, and many a mortification.

  4. Thomas Cravens:

    We know that it's bumping material out of the rings at least 10 times faster than we thought, if it's not being replenished, the rings aren't going to last -- you've got a hole in your bucket. Jupiter probably had a ring that evolved into the current wispy ring, and it could be for similar reasons. Rings do come and go. At some point they gradually drain away unless somehow they're getting new material.

  5. Clifton Fadiman:

    To divide one's life by years is of course to tumble into a trap set by our own arithmetic. The calendar consents to carry on its dull wall-existence by the arbitrary timetables we have drawn up in consultation with those permanent commuters, Earth and Sun. But we, unlike trees, need grow no annual rings.

Images & Illustrations of rings

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