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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.
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In other words, men with schizophrenia tended to have comparatively longer right index fingers and shorter right ring fingers.
com (right) to just eight of your nails, leaving out your ring fingers.
While taking interviews, the scholars also captured images the entrepreneurs' right hand palms to measure the length of their ring fingers relative to their index fingers, according to the Huffington Post.
Ring fingers: Women with longer index than ring fingers tend to be better at reading other people's emotions, according to Cambridge University.
I reckon it is a lie that has been spread by blokes with big feet and small ring fingers.
Typically, men's ring fingers tend to be longer than their index fingers, while in women it's the opposite.
A link between longer ring fingers and excellency in sport has long been suspected, but it is the first time such a study has been undertaken in the world of rugby.
Men whose index fingers are longer than their ring fingers are significantly less likely to develop the disease, a study has found.
Whether or not the sun god is involved, we do know that men with long ring fingers tend to have higher levels of testosterone - and therefore higher sex drives and fertility.
From that moment on he or she would become one of the most ardent defenders of the procedure and (even though, in principle, no one asked them to) they would offer their own ring fingers in order thus to become full-fledged members of the family.
and now it seems they can tell us everything from the length of unborn babies' ring fingers.
Boffins found a "clear link" between performance in maths and English tests and the relative lengths of a pupil's index and ring fingers.