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

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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 ?
The letter also stated, "If any re-poll is announced at any polling station of the 6 Assembly segments, the mark should be put on voter's left ring finger." (ANI)
Summary: Actress was seen wearing a 'giant rock' on her left ring finger
I woke up one morning and found the ring finger of my left hand fully bent toward my palm.
The Essex University study, published in the journal Archives Of Sexual Behaviour, looked at identical twins where one of each pair was homosexual and found that on average the homosexual twin had a greater difference between the length of their index and ring finger.
A total amputation was present at the level of middle phalanx in the ring finger and the level of proximal phalanx in the little finger and a total amputation was detected at the level of distal interphalangeal (DIP) joint in the middle finger in the right hand [Figure 1].
KYLIE Minogue has sent the rumour mill Spinning Around by wearing a gold band on her ring finger.
Hours earlier he'd pranked the paparazzi by wearing a wedding band on his left ring finger.
A ring on the fourth or ring finger symbolizes love and commitment.
Because of remaining ulnar tilt of the proximal phalangeal distal articular surface with or without rotation, the distal part of the little finger cannot touch the ulnar side of the ring finger in the fully extended and adducted finger position, although the proximal parts of the fingers can touch.
Whorls were the second highest in frequency with one third of the whorls in the ring finger followed by index finger (24%) and thumb (19%) and were found in the least numbers in middle and ring finger (11%) as seen in Table 1.
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.