a gallinaceous Asian bird, Phasianus colchicus, having a white band around its neck, introduced into Great Britain, North America, and the Hawaiian Islands.
a common pheasant, Phasianus colchicus, originating in Asia. The male has a bright plumage with a band of white around the neck and the female is mottled brown
or ring-necked snake noun 1. any of several small, nonvenomous North American snakes of the genus Diadophis, usually having a conspicuous yellow or orange ring around the neck.
- Ring network
networking, topology A network topology in which all nodes are connected to a single wire in a ring or point-to-point. There are no endpoints. This topology is used by token ring networks. Compare: bus network, star network. (2000-11-16)
noun, Geology. 1. the linear zone of seismic and volcanic activity that coincides in general with the margins of the Pacific Plate.
- Ring off the hook
ring off the hook