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rink

 (rĭngk)
n.
1.
a. A usually rectangular area surfaced with smooth ice and often having a vertical boards erected around the perimeter and curving along each corner, used for skating, ice hockey, or curling.
b. A similar area having a smooth hard floor used for roller-skating.
c. A similar area, often having artificial grass, used for indoor soccer and other sports.
d. A building housing one or more of these areas.
2. A section of a bowling green large enough for holding a match.
3. A team of players in quoits, bowling, or curling.

[Middle English renk, racecourse, possibly from Old French renc, line, of Germanic origin; see sker- in Indo-European roots.]

rink

(rɪŋk)
n
1. (Ice Skating) an expanse of ice for skating on, esp one that is artificially prepared and under cover
2. (Individual Sports, other than specified) an area for roller skating on
3. (Ice Skating) a building or enclosure for ice skating or roller skating
4. (Individual Sports, other than specified) a building or enclosure for ice skating or roller skating
5. (Bowls & Bowling) bowls a strip of the green, usually about 5–7 metres wide, on which a game is played
6. (Curling) curling the strip of ice on which the game is played, usually 41 by 4 metres
7. (Bowls & Bowling) (in bowls and curling) the players on one side in a game
8. (Curling) (in bowls and curling) the players on one side in a game
[C14 (Scots): from Old French renc row, rank1]

rink

(rɪŋk)

n.
1. a smooth expanse of ice for ice-skating, often artificially prepared.
2. a smooth floor, usu. of wood, for roller-skating.
3. a building or enclosure for ice-skating or roller-skating; skating arena.
4. an area of ice marked off for the game of curling.
5. a section of a bowling green where a match can be played.
6. a set of players on one side in a lawn-bowling or curling match.
[1325–75; Middle English (Scots) renk area for a battle, joust, or race, appar. < Middle French renc rank1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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Noun1.rink - building that contains a surface for ice skating or roller skatingrink - building that contains a surface for ice skating or roller skating
building, edifice - a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place; "there was a three-story building on the corner"; "it was an imposing edifice"
ice rink, ice-skating rink, ice - a rink with a floor of ice for ice hockey or ice skating; "the crowd applauded when she skated out onto the ice"
Translations

rink

[rɪŋk] N (for ice-skating) → pista f de hielo; (for roller-skating) → pista f de patinaje

rink

[ˈrɪŋk] n
(also ice rink) → patinoire f
(for roller-skating)skating m

rink

nEisbahn f; (= roller-skating rink)Rollschuhbahn f

rink

[rɪŋk] n (for ice-skating) → pista di pattinaggio (su ghiaccio); (for roller-skating) → pista di pattinaggio (a rotelle)

rink

(riŋk) noun
1. (usually ˈice-rink) (a building containing) an area of ice, for ice-skating, ice hockey etc.
2. (a building containing) a smooth floor for roller-skating.

rink

حَلْبَة kluziště skøjtebane Eisbahn πίστα πατινάζ pista de patinaje luistinrata patinoire klizalište pista di pattinaggio スケートリンク 스케이트링크 schaatsbaan skøytebane ślizgawka rinque каток rink ลานเล่นสเก็ตน้ำแข็ง paten alanı sân băng 溜冰场
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Come out and see me go it," whispered Tom to Polly, after three days' practice in the street, for he had already learned to ride in the rink.
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