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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rang imp. of Ring, v. t. & i.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ring v. t. [imp. Rang or Rung p. p. Rung; p. pr. & vb. n. Ringing.]
 1. To cause to sound, especially by striking, as a metallic body; as, to ring a bell.
 2. To make (a sound), as by ringing a bell; to sound.
 The shard-borne beetle, with his drowsy hums,
 Hath rung night's yawning peal.   --Shak.
 3. To repeat often, loudly, or earnestly.
 To ring a peal, to ring a set of changes on a chime of bells.
 To ring the changes upon. See under Change.
 To ring in or To ring out, to usher, attend on, or celebrate, by the ringing of bells; as, to ring out the old year and ring in the new. --Tennyson.
 To ring the bells backward, to sound the chimes, reversing the common order; -- formerly done as a signal of alarm or danger. --Sir W. Scott.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a characteristic sound; "it has the ring of sincerity"
      2: a toroidal shape; "a ring of ships in the harbor"; "a halo
         of smoke" [syn: halo, annulus, anulus, doughnut, anchor
      3: a rigid circular band of metal or wood or other material
         used for holding or fastening or hanging or pulling;
         "there was still a rusty iron hoop for tying a horse"
         [syn: hoop]
      4: (chemistry) a chain of atoms in a molecule that forms a
         closed loop [syn: closed chain] [ant: open chain]
      5: an association of criminals; "police tried to break up the
         gang"; "a pack of thieves" [syn: gang, pack, mob]
      6: the sound of a bell ringing; "the distinctive ring of the
         church bell"; "the ringing of the telephone"; "the
         tintinnabulation that so volumnously swells from the
         ringing and the dinging of the bells"--E. A. Poe [syn: ringing,
      7: a square platform marked off by ropes in which contestants
         box or wrestle
      8: jewelry consisting of a circlet of precious metal (often set
         with jewels) worn on the finger; "she had rings on every
         finger"; "he noted that she wore a wedding band" [syn: band]
      9: a strip of material attached to the leg of a bird to
         identify it (as in studies of bird migration) [syn: band]
      v 1: sound loudly and sonorously; "the bells rang" [syn: peal]
      2: ring or echo with sound; "the hall resounded with laughter"
         [syn: resound, echo, reverberate]
      3: make (bells) ring, often for the purposes of musical
         edification; "Ring the bells"; "My uncle rings every
         Sunday at the local church" [syn: knell]
      4: be around; "Developments surround the town"; "The river
         encircles the village" [syn: surround, environ, encircle,
          circle, round]
      5: get or try to get into communication (with someone) by
         telephone; "I tried to call you all night"; "Take two
         aspirin and call me in the morning" [syn: call, telephone,
          call up, phone]
      6: attach a ring to the foot of, in order to identify; "ring
         birds"; "band the geese to observe their migratory
         patterns" [syn: band]
      [also: rung, rang]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      See ring