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According to WordNet, the noun "ring" has 9 sense(s).

107391863 the sound of a bell ringing; "the distinctive ring of the church bell"; "the ringing of the telephone"; "the tintinnabulation that so voluminously swells from the ringing and the dinging of the bells"--E. A. Poe.

104092609 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".

104092959 a platform usually marked off by ropes in which contestants box or wrestle.

104981658 a characteristic sound; "it has the ring of sincerity".

109246883 (chemistry) a chain of atoms in a molecule that forms a closed loop.

108244062 an association of criminals; "police tried to break up the gang"; "a pack of thieves".

113875392 a toroidal shape; "a ring of ships in the harbor"; "a halo of smoke".

102785191 a strip of material attached to the leg of a bird to identify it (as in studies of bird migration).

103533972 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".

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