Definition of rink
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 : an alley for lawn bowling
3 : a team in bowls or curling
Examples of rink in a Sentence
The hockey team is practicing at the rink.
Recent Examples of rink from the Web
From baseball fields to ice rinks, pools and more, longtime Oak Park resident Jack Barclay was known for his many architectural designs.
Inside an old bumper-car rink, dozens of men sat in rows last week and waited for their judgment.
The lake doubled as an ice rink in the winter months.
The Centennial Arena also has a pop-up ball hockey rink and a virtual Zamboni race.
The roller disco rink featured Miami performance artist duo the TM Sisters with the Miami Quad Squad.
Since Arlington has one of the few inline rinks in the region, players come from 30 or 40 miles away to play in Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday leagues at Elzie Odom.
After a 15-year hiatus from the game as a young adult, Bogart recently returned to the rink, playing in the city of Arlington’s men’s inline hockey league.
The scent of alley wax mixed with that of ice from the rink at King Louie’s northern end.
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RINK Defined for English Language Learners
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
Definition of rink for Students
: a place for ice-skating or roller-skating
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