ring finger


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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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A ring on the fourth or ring finger symbolizes love and commitment.
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He then clamped his teeth around my ring finger and clenched with full force.
Each tendon can operate independently except for the ring finger one, which is connected to the middle finger's nerve passageway.
Studies in the past have suggested that ring finger and thumb are the most prevalent trigger fingers.
He was taken to the University of Utah Health Care Orthopaedic Center where he was diagnosed with a broken left ring finger.
The X Factor judge looked thrilled as she tried bands on her left hand but, teasingly, did not emerge with one on her ring finger.
New research suggests that the ratio of the length of a guy's index finger to his ring finger may predict his risk for the devastating mental disorder.
She always had a ring on her left ring finger, so I assumed she was spoken for.
The victim lost the tip of his ring finger to the bottom of the nail and his little finger down to the first knuckle.
Nude-tone nails are big this season and so is the ring finger manicure.