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Noun: rung  rúng
  1. A crosspiece between the legs of a chair
    - round, stave
     
  2. One of the crosspieces that form the steps of a ladder
    - rundle, spoke
Verb: ring (rang,rung)  ring
  1. Sound loudly and sonorously
    "the bells rang";
    - peal
     
  2. Fill for a short time with sound and echoes
    "the hall rang with laughter";
    - 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";
    - knell, knoll [archaic]
     
  4. Get or try to get into communication (with someone) by telephone
    "I tried to ring you all night";
    - call, telephone, call up, phone
     
  5. Extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle
    "The forest rings my property";
    - surround, environ, skirt, border
     
  6. Attach a ring to the foot of, in order to identify
    "ring birds";
    - band

Derived forms: rungs

See also: ring out

Type of: adjoin, attach, contact, crosspiece, go, meet, sound, telecommunicate, touch

Part of: feeding chair, folding chair, highchair, ladder, rocker, rocking chair, side chair, straight chair

Encyclopedia: Rung

Ring, Wisconsin