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 The bears in Greenland have adapted by fishing for ringed seals, their main prey, at the edge of glaciers that meet the sea. Fortune, 16 June 2022 Her ringed locs were twisted and fell over one shoulder, the better to show off her dramatic gold hoops. Gabi Thorne, Allure, 12 May 2022 The five-ringed Olympic flag was raised and the anthem played. BostonGlobe.com, 24 July 2021 The Biden administration is designating a giant swath of waters off Alaska’s Bering Sea and Arctic coasts as critical habitat for ringed seals and bearded seals. Alex Demarban, Anchorage Daily News, 6 Apr. 2022 One example: Mando finds the Armorer within the recesses of a gargantuan ringed city spinning in open space. Adam B. Vary, Variety, 26 Jan. 2022 Mimas, which is the smallest and closest to Saturn of the ringed planet's 82 moons, may contain a liquid internal ocean. Ashley Strickland, CNN, 24 Jan. 2022 The array of animated and stationary tableaus is complemented by the LED lighting conversion, where the colors change such as ice skaters congregating by a ringed and lit pond. Gregory Harutunian, chicagotribune.com, 17 Dec. 2021 After all, the ice provides polar bears with access to ringed seals—with less ice, there is less access to food. Gloria Dickie, Condé Nast Traveler, 8 Dec. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of ringed

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

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Last Updated

20 Jun 2022

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“Ringed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ringed. Accessed 7 Aug. 2022.

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