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ring finger

n.
The third finger of the left hand.

ring finger

n
(Anatomy) the third finger, esp of the left hand, on which a wedding ring is traditionally worn

ring′ fin`ger


n.
the finger next to the little finger, esp. of the left hand.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ring finger - the third finger (especially of the left hand)ring finger - the third finger (especially of the left hand)
finger - any of the terminal members of the hand (sometimes excepting the thumb); "her fingers were long and thin"
Translations
إصْبَع خاتِم الزّواج، البنْصَر
prsteníkprsteníček
ringfinger
nimetön
gyûrûsujj
jari manis
baugfingur
ringvinger
dedo anularanular
prstenník
prstanec
ringfinger
yüzük parmağı

ring finger

nanulare m

ring1

(riŋ) noun
1. a small circle eg of gold or silver, sometimes having a jewel set in it, worn on the finger. a wedding ring; She wears a diamond ring.
2. a circle of metal, wood etc for any of various purposes. a scarf-ring; a key-ring; The trap-door had a ring attached for lifting it.
3. anything which is like a circle in shape. The children formed a ring round their teacher; The hot teapot left a ring on the polished table.
4. an enclosed space for boxing matches, circus performances etc. the circus-ring; The crowd cheered as the boxer entered the ring.
5. a small group of people formed for business or criminal purposes. a drugs ring.
verbpast tense, past participle ringed
verb .
1. to form a ring round.
2. to put, draw etc a ring round (something). He has ringed all your errors.
3. to put a ring on the leg of (a bird) as a means of identifying it.
ˈring binder noun
a looseleaf binder; a stiff cardboard file with metal rings inside for holding loose pages together.
ˈringlet (-lit) noun
a long curl of hair.
ˈring finger noun
the finger on which the wedding ring is worn (usually the third finger of the left hand).
ˈringleader noun
the leader of a group of people who are doing something wrong. The teacher punished the ring-leader.
ˈringmaster noun
a person who is in charge of performances in a circus ring.
run rings round
to be very much better at doing something than; to beat easily.
References in periodicals archive ?
She shared a photo of her hand placed on another hand and she had a ring on the fourth finger.
Napoli has been playing with an injured fourth finger on his left hand, along with nagging hamstring and calf issues.
Continue grasping the rope between the thumb and fourth finger.
Our main finding was hypertrophy of the FDP in the fourth finger on the string hands of the archers.
5cm-long cut between the third and fourth finger on his left hand.
The longer the fourth finger compared to the second, known as the 2D:4D ratio, the more attractive he is likely to be to the opposite sex.
Last month, the tennis star was seen wearing the new ring, but on Friday night, she boasted two rings on the fourth finger of her left hand as the couple left popular Beverly Hills restaurant Madeo.
Wedding rings are placed on the fourth finger of the left hand because of an ancient belief that the Vena amoris, or 'vein of love', runs from there directly to the heart.
Wedding rings are worn on the fourth finger of the left hand because people used to believe that the vein in this finger ran directly to the heart