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rung

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 the placement of someone or something in relation to others in a vertical arrangement
  • the greasy spoon restaurant was several rungs below the kind of establishment in which we usually dined

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2 Scottish a heavy rigid stick used as a weapon or for punishment
  • the watchman usually carried a stout oak rung

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rung

verb
past participle of ring

Synonyms of rung (Entry 2 of 2)

to make the clear sound heard when metal vibrates
  • I didn't hear the doorbell ring

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The first known use of rung was in the 14th century

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“Rung.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/rung. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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