Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Preterit of ring.
  • An old form of rank.
  • noun In petrography, in the quantitative system of classification, a division of igneous rocks lower than the ‘order,’ based on the character of the chemical bases in the preponderating group of standard minerals in each class. See rock.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • imp. of ring, v. t. & i.

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  • verb Simple past of ring.

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Examples

  • The name rang a bell, but the voice had been totally unfamiliar.

    Unspeakable

  • The name rang a bell, but the voice had been totally unfamiliar.

    Unspeakable

  • The name rang some sort of distant bell … something my doctor back in the States might have once recommended when I was going through one of my insomnia jags.

    The Woman in the Fifth

  • The name rang some sort of distant bell … something my doctor back in the States might have once recommended when I was going through one of my insomnia jags.

    The Woman in the Fifth

  • Still, I could make some calls and see if the name rang any bells, and there was always Eldritch and Associates although, in my experience, lawyers tended to be unhelpful at best in these situations.

    The Unquiet

  • Still, I could make some calls and see if the name rang any bells, and there was always Eldritch and Associates although, in my experience, lawyers tended to be unhelpful at best in these situations.

    The Unquiet

  • The name rang some sort of distant bell … something my doctor back in the States might have once recommended when I was going through one of my insomnia jags.

    The Woman in the Fifth

  • The name rang some sort of distant bell … something my doctor back in the States might have once recommended when I was going through one of my insomnia jags.

    The Woman in the Fifth

  • The name rang a vague bell and I leaned back in my ergonomically correct chair and wondered why.

    Last Lullaby

  • The name rang a vague bell and I leaned back in my ergonomically correct chair and wondered why.

    Last Lullaby

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  • From the Century Dictionary:

    "In petrography, in the quantitative system of classification, a division of igneous rocks lower than the ‘order,’ based on the character of the chemical bases in the preponderating group of standard minerals in each class. See rock."

    You rang?

    You rock!

    September 4, 2019