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ring

verb
 
 
/rɪŋ/ ( past tense rang, past participle rung)
SOUND [I, T] B1 If something rings, it makes the sound of a bell, and if you ring a bell, you cause it to make a sound: The phone's ringing. I rang the doorbell.Sounds made by objects, movement or impactNoise and noisy
TELEPHONE [I, T] UK ( UK/US call) A2 to telephone someone: Have you rung your mother? I've rung for a taxi.Communicating by telephone
EARS [I] If your ears are ringing, you can hear a loud sound after the sound has stopped. →  See also ring a bell , ring true Noise and noisy
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