What does rink mean?

Definitions for rinkrɪŋk

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word rink.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. rink, skating rink(noun)

    building that contains a surface for ice skating or roller skating

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rink(noun)

    the smooth and level extent of ice marked off for the game of curling

  2. Rink(noun)

    an artificial sheet of ice, generally under cover, used for skating; also, a floor prepared for skating on with roller skates, or a building with such a floor

  3. Origin: [Scot. renk, rink, rynk, a course, a race; probably fr. AS. hring a ring. See Ring.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Rink

    ringk, n. the area where a race is run or games are played: a place artificially prepared for skating: a certain piece of ice marked off for curling—about 40 yards in length, and 9 in breadth. [Simply a variant of ring, a circle.]

Editors Contribution

  1. rink

    An indoor and outdoor area or building with an extent of ice or wooden floor capable of being adapted or changed to suit a variety of sports that are played on ice or a wooden floor.

    Ice hockey, Ice skating, Roller skating, Curling etc are all played on a form of rink.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rink in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rink in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Greg Olinger:

    This road is like a skating rink, i couldn't see anything. It was a whiteout.

  2. Christine Craik:

    I'm an awful ice skater, I'll admit. And there are some amazing players among our moms and dads at our rink.

  3. Matt Cullen:

    It's a pretty up-tempo, high-octane kind of hockey, and he brings that attitude every day, it's fun to see. That hasn't changed. He obviously loves the game and brings a lot of passion to the rink, and I think that rubs off on the player and the style of play that his teams play.

  4. Chun Lee-kyung:

    It's a challenge because there is only one rink in Singapore, theoretically it shouldn't be a challenge as it's an indoor winter sport which means we aren't really limited by the outside weather, we can create as many ice rinks in Singapore technically, but of course we need to wait for more things (events and skaters) to come up so we can have skating in more parts of Singapore.

Images & Illustrations of rink

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Translations for rink

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • kenttä, skeittirata, joukkue, rata, rullaluistelurata, rullaluistelukenttä, kaukalo, jääkenttä, skedemestaFinnish
  • ᔓᐡᑿᑕᐦᐁᐏᑲᒥᐟ, zhooshkwaada'ewigamigOjibwe, Ojibwa
  • lodowiskoPolish
  • хоккейная площадка, катокRussian
  • வளையத்தில்Tamil

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