Definition of Nobili's ring
: one of the colored rings formed upon a metal plate by electrolytic deposition (as of copper or lead peroxide) —usually used in plural
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Origin and Etymology of nobili's ring
after Leopoldo Nobili †1835 Italian physicist
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