rink

noun
\ ˈriŋk How to pronounce rink (audio) \

Definition of rink

1a : a smooth extent of ice marked off for curling or ice hockey
b : a surface of ice for ice-skating also : a building containing such a rink
c : 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 on the Web Since Marisa Liuzzo was 10 years old, there was no better place than the roller derby rink. Marlee Zanna Thompson, The Arizona Republic, 31 July 2022 The two-rink facility is a high performance center established and run by former Canadian national women’s team coach Daniele Sauvageau. John Wawrow, ajc, 12 July 2022 The Hulu Motel—a roller skating rink filled with activations, giveaways, refreshments and more. Essence, 28 June 2022 Plus, attendees can enjoy an outdoor roller skating rink, yoga, and an art installation created by the Cleveland Botanical Garden. Annie Nickoloff, cleveland, 14 July 2022 Has very good smarts and hockey sense all over the rink, making excellent decisions both with and without the puck. Kyle Woodlief, USA TODAY, 7 July 2022 An ice rink in the Dolomite mountain resort town of Canazei was serving as a makeshift morgue to identify dead, a task made more challenging and gruesome because rescuers said in some cases body parts were found strewn over a wide area. Frances D'emilio, Anchorage Daily News, 4 July 2022 An ice rink in the Dolomite mountain resort town of Canazei was serving as a makeshift morgue to identify dead, a task made more challenging and gruesome because rescuers said in some cases body parts were found strewn over a wide area. al, 4 July 2022 Just after Makar took his lap around the rink with the Stanley Cup, Landeskog was asked by ESPN’s Emily Kaplan what other teams could learn from the Avalanche championship run. Don Yaeger, Forbes, 28 June 2022 See More

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First Known Use of rink

1787, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

History and Etymology for rink

Middle English (Scots) rinc area in which a contest takes place, from Anglo-French renc row, lists — more at rank entry 1

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Last Updated

4 Aug 2022

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

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rink

noun
\ ˈriŋk How to pronounce rink (audio) \

Kids Definition of rink

: a place for ice-skating or roller-skating

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