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ring noun

  /ɹi(ː)ŋ/ , /ɹɪŋ/
  • A round piece of (precious) metal worn around the finger or through the ear, nose, etc.
  • A circumscribing object, (roughly) circular and hollow, looking like an annual ring, earring, finger ring etc.
  • (UK) A bird band, a round piece of metal put around a bird's leg used for identification and studies of migration.
  • A circular group of people or objects.
  • (astronomy) A formation of various pieces of material orbiting around a planet or young star.
  • An exclusive group of people, usually involving some unethical or illegal practices.
  • (geometry) A planar geometrical figure included between two concentric circles.
  • A place where some sports or exhibitions take place; notably a circular or comparable arena, such as a boxing ring or a circus ring; hence the field of a political contest.
Ring, Manege

ring noun

  /ɹi(ː)ŋ/ , /ɹɪŋ/
  • (algebra) An algebraic structure which consists of a set with two binary operations: an additive operation and a multiplicative operation, such that the set is an abelian group under the additive operation, a monoid under the multiplicative operation, and such that the multiplicative operation is distributive with respect to the additive operation.
  • (algebra) An algebraic structure as above, but only required to be a semigroup under the multiplicative operation, that is, there need not be a multiplicative identity element.

ring verb

  /ɹi(ː)ŋ/ , /ɹɪŋ/
  • (intransitive) Of a bell, etc., to produce a resonant sound.
  • (intransitive, figuratively) To produce the sound of a bell or a similar sound.
klingeln, läuten
  • (transitive) To make (a bell, etc.) produce a resonant sound.
läuten, klingeln
  • (transitive) To produce (a sound) by ringing.
  • (intransitive, figuratively) Of something spoken or written, to appear to be, to seem, to sound.
anrufen, klingen, läuten

ring noun

  /ɹi(ː)ŋ/ , /ɹɪŋ/
  • (analysis, measure theory) A family of sets that is closed under finite unions and differences.
Ring, Mengenring

ring noun

  /ɹi(ː)ŋ/ , /ɹɪŋ/
  • (colloquial) A telephone call.

ring verb

  /ɹi(ː)ŋ/ , /ɹɪŋ/
  • (transitive) To attach a ring to, especially for identification.
  • (AU, transitive) To ride around (a group of animals, especially catle) to keep them milling in one place; hence (intransitive), to work as a drover, to muster cattle.

ringing adjective

  • Loud and clear.
klar, kraftvoll



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Ring noun {m}

Ring, Ringe   /ʁɪŋ/
  • kreisförmiges, meist metallisches Schmuckstück, das normalerweise am Finger oder als Piercing getragen wird
  • generell: kreisförmiger Gegenstand oder Struktur
  • Ornithologie: zusammengebogener, nummerierter Streifen, der Vögeln um den Fuß gelegt wird, um sie bei Wiederfunden identifizieren zu können
  • Mathematik: algebraische Struktur mit Addition, Subtraktion und Multiplikation

ringen verb

ringe, rang, habe gerungen   /ˈʁɪŋən/
  • intransitiv, Sport, körperliche Auseinandersetzung: die Nahkampfsportart „Ringen“ ausführen; sich um etwas balgen
  • intransitiv, Schwierigkeiten haben, die richtige Entscheidung zu treffen: mit sich selbst auseinandersetzen
wrestle with oneself
  • intransitiv, aus Verzweiflung oder Angst: die Hände drücken und verdrehen
wring one's hands
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