ringed

adjective
\ ˈriŋd How to pronounce ringed (audio) \

Definition of ringed

1 : encircled or marked with or as if with rings
2 : composed or formed of rings

Examples of ringed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Others may hold on really hard to their old lives, which could make their Saturn return a little rockier, as the ringed planet pulls them toward change. Mirel Zaman, refinery29.com, "Are Saturn Returns Real?," 27 Apr. 2021 There’s a large ringed projection screen above the area where shoppers line up to pay. Dewayne Bevil, orlandosentinel.com, "Universal Studios Store settles into new CityWalk spot," 7 Apr. 2021 Cyrus Harris, hunter support and natural resources advocate for Maniilaq, said ringed seals — the source of recent batches of oil — can weigh anywhere from 40 to 80 pounds. Mark Thiessen, Anchorage Daily News, "Cultural ‘big deal’: Seal oil makes the menu at Kotzebue elder-care home," 17 Feb. 2021 Cyrus Harris, hunter support and natural resources advocate for Maniilaq, said ringed seals — the source of recent batches of oil — can weigh anywhere from 40 to 80 pounds. Mark Thiessen, Anchorage Daily News, "Cultural ‘big deal’: Seal oil makes the menu at Kotzebue elder-care home," 17 Feb. 2021 This alone was gorgeous: the occasionally haunting remix, his ringed hands gripping the mic (and an apparent new ring sighting at that). Michelle Ruiz, Vogue, "Harry Styles Opened the Grammys in a Leather Suit and No Shirt and I'm Not Well," 14 Mar. 2021 Two microfiber pads sit at the ends of each arm, which attach at a ringed base that allows users to stow the cleaner on a keyring or lanyard. Popsci Commerce Team, Popular Science, "Best glasses cleaners: Get spotless specs with our top picks," 8 Mar. 2021 Cyrus Harris, hunter support and natural resources advocate for Maniilaq, said ringed seals — the source of recent batches of oil — can weigh anywhere from 40 to 80 pounds. Mark Thiessen, Anchorage Daily News, "Cultural ‘big deal’: Seal oil makes the menu at Kotzebue elder-care home," 17 Feb. 2021 The new selection process, which is based on extensive dialogue with potential cities, does away with the traditional free-for-all vote resembling a five-ringed beauty pageant that invited bribery. John Powers, BostonGlobe.com, "2032 Summer Olympics appear to be headed for Brisbane," 26 Feb. 2021

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First Known Use of ringed

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Ringed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ringed. Accessed 12 May. 2021.

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