Translation of "ribbon" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˈrɪb.ən/ us /ˈrɪb.ən/

C2 [ C or U ] a long, narrow strip of material used to tie things together or as a decoration

Sandra often wears a ribbon in her hair. 桑德拉常在头发上扎条丝带。
He tied up the present with ribbon. 他用缎带将礼物包扎起来。
a ribbon of sth literary

a long, narrow piece of something

A ribbon of road stretched ahead of us across the desert. 沙漠中的一条路宛如一根细长的带子,一直向我们前方延伸。

[ C ] a small piece of coloured material given to someone in the armed forces to show approval and admiration for their brave actions


[ C ] the narrow strip of material that contains the ink for a typewriter

My typewriter needs a new ribbon. 我的打字机得换色带了。

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(Translation of “ribbon” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)