What does rung mean?

Definitions for rung
rʌŋrung

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. rung, round, stave(noun)

    a crosspiece between the legs of a chair

  2. rundle, spoke, rung(noun)

    one of the crosspieces that form the steps of a ladder

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rung

    of Ring

  2. Rung

    of Ring

  3. Rung

    imp. & p. p. of Ring

  4. Rung(noun)

    a floor timber in a ship

  5. Rung(noun)

    one of the rounds of a ladder

  6. Rung(noun)

    one of the stakes of a cart; a spar; a heavy staff

  7. Rung(noun)

    one of the radial handles projecting from the rim of a steering wheel; also, one of the pins or trundles of a lantern wheel

  8. Origin: [OE. ronge, AS. hrung, a staff, rod, pole; akin to G. runge a short, thick piece of iron or wood, OD. ronghe a prop, support, Icel. rng a rib in a ship, Goth. Hrugga a staff.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Rung

    rung, n. one of the floor-timbers of a ship: one of the rounds of a ladder: a bar: a heavy staff: a cudgel: one of the radial handles of a steering-wheel. [A.S. hrung, a beam; Ger. runge.]

  2. Rung

    rung, pa.t. and pa.p. of ring.—adj. having a ring through the nose, as a hog.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'rung' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3239

How to pronounce rung?

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How to say rung in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rung in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rung in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of rung in a Sentence

  1. Thomas Henry Huxley:

    The rung of a ladder was never meant to rest upon, but only to hold a man's foot long enough to enable him to put the other somewhat higher.

  2. Barack Obama:

    In some areas of the Middle East where church bells have rung for centuries on Christmas Day, this year they will be silent; this silence bears tragic witness to the brutal atrocities committed against these communities by ISIL.

  3. Mary Zimmer:

    This family has been adopted by someone in the community. And when I say adopted, I mean businesses, church groups, organizations have come together every night, rung their doorbell and brought a gift to this family. Every night, big gifts, loving gifts.

  4. Theodore Roosevelt:

    The death-knell of the republic had rung as soon as the active power became lodged in the hands of those who sought, not to do justice to all citizens, rich and poor alike, but to stand for one special class and for its interests as opposed to the interests of others.

  5. The President:

    We join with people around the world in praying for God's protection for persecuted Christians and those of other faiths, as well as for those brave men and women engaged in our military, diplomatic, and humanitarian efforts to alleviate their suffering and restore stability, security, and hope to their nations, in some areas of the Middle East where church bells have rung for centuries on Christmas Day, this year they will be silent; this silence bears tragic witness to the brutal atrocities committed against these communities by ISIL.

Images & Illustrations of rung

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