rink

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noun \ˈriŋk\

Definition of rink

  1. 1a :  a smooth extent of ice marked off for curling or ice hockeyb :  a surface of ice for ice-skating; also :  a building containing such a rinkc :  an enclosure for roller-skating

  2. 2 :  an alley for lawn bowling

  3. 3 :  a team in bowls or curling

Examples of rink in a Sentence

  1. The hockey team is practicing at the rink.

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Origin and Etymology of rink

Middle English (Scots) rinc area in which a contest takes place, from Anglo-French renc row, lists — more at rank



RINK Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of rink for English Language Learners

  • : an often enclosed area that has a special surface of ice, smooth pavement, etc., and that is used for skating


RINK Defined for Kids

rink

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noun \ˈriŋk\

Definition of rink for Students

  1. :  a place for ice-skating or roller-skating



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