from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Wearing or marked with a ring or rings.
- adj. Encircled or surrounded by bands or rings.
- adj. Zoology Formed from segmented rings; annulate.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. marked with rings, circles or loops
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of ring.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Encircled or marked with, or as with, a ring or rings.
- adj. Wearning a wedding ring; hence, lawfully wedded.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Surrounded with or as with a ring; having a ring or rings; encircled.
- In botany, surrounded by elevated or depressed circular lines or bands, as the roots or stems of some plants.
- In zoology: Annular; circular; formed into or shaped like a ring.
- Having an annulus; annulated; marked with a ring or with rings; collared: as, a ringed plover; the ringed dove; the ringed snake.
- Composed of rings; annulose, annulate, or annuloid; formed of a series of annulations: as, the ringed type of structure; a ringed worm.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. wearing a wedding ring; lawfully married
- adj. having colored rings around the body
- adj. shaped like a ring
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His name ringed in dollar signs and question marks.
A pueblo city that scouts had described as ringed with gilded ramparts proved to be built of mere mud and clay, which happened to glimmer deceptively in the setting sun.
Just the name ringed in memories of sports day and Brabourne Stadium.
It was not necessary to procure skins of the grey or silver bear, nor that with the white ring round its neck -- known as the ringed or collared bear.
The ad specifically stated that police had "ringed" the capitol building and had used shotguns and teargas to dispel student protestors, that the entire student body had protested in response, and described the protesting students singing "My Country 'Tis of Thee" on the Capitol steps just before the police charged them.
Cops had not actually "ringed" the Capitol; only most, not all, of the student body had protested.
Other seals, such as ringed seals, bearded seals, harbour seals, and spotted seals (Phoca largha) are important in the diet of indigenous people in Alaska and are harvested in significant numbers.
Algiers Point is protected (not "ringed") by exactly the same river levees that protected downtown, the Quarter, the Garden District, and every other New Orleans neighborhood abutting the Mississippi, which is why New Orleanians refer to the slim parts of the city that escaped flooding as the "sliver by the river".
Delegates came up with a number of ideas to mark the occasion, including an elaborate suggestion from a journalist that the whole country be "ringed" that day by millions of people.
Later, the outer surface of the wall becomes 'ringed' or