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ring

noun /riŋ/
a small circle eg of gold or silver, sometimes having a jewel set in it, worn on the finger
anillo
a wedding ring She wears a diamond ring.
a circle of metal, wood etc for any of various purposes
aro; argolla
a scarf-ring a key-ring The trap-door had a ring attached for lifting it.
anything which is like a circle in shape
círculo
The children formed a ring round their teacher The hot teapot left a ring on the polished table.
an enclosed space for boxing matches, circus performances etc
ring, cuadrilátero
the circus-ring The crowd cheered as the boxer entered the ring.
a small group of people formed for business or criminal purposes
red, círculo
a drugs ring.
ring binder noun a looseleaf binder; a stiff cardboard file with metal rings inside for holding loose pages together.
carpeta de anillas
ringlet /-lit/ noun a long curl of hair.
rizo, tirabuzón
ring finger noun the finger on which the wedding ring is worn (usually the third finger of the left hand).
anular
ringleader noun the leader of a group of people who are doing something wrong
cabecilla
The teacher punished the ringleader.
ringmaster noun a person who is in charge of performances in a circus ring.
maestro de ceremonias
ring road noun (British) a road that goes around a city or town in order to reduce traffic in the centre/center.
Periférico
run rings round to be very much better at doing something than; to beat easily
dar cien/mil vueltas a alguien; ganar con creces
Barcelona ran rings round Chelsea in their Champions League match.
(Definition of ring from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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