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Overview of noun rung

The noun rung has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. rung, round, stave

(a crosspiece between the legs of a chair)

2. rundle, spoke, rung

(one of the crosspieces that form the steps of a ladder)


Overview of noun ring

The noun ring has 9 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (4) ring

(a characteristic sound; "it has the ring of sincerity")

2. (2) ring, halo, annulus, doughnut, anchor ring

(a toroidal shape; "a ring of ships in the harbor"; "a halo of smoke")

3. (2) hoop, ring

(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")

4. closed chain, ring

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

5. gang, pack, ring, mob

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

6. ring, ringing, tintinnabulation

(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"

7. ring

(a platform usually marked off by ropes in which contestants box or wrestle)

8. ring, band

(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")

9. band, ring

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

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