having a ring of distinctive color around the neck.
(of animals, esp certain birds and snakes) having a band of distinctive colour around the neck
- Ring-necked duck
noun 1. a North American scauplike duck, Aythya collaris, having a chestnut ring around the neck.
- Ring-necked pheasant
noun 1. a gallinaceous Asian bird, Phasianus colchicus, having a white band around its neck, introduced into Great Britain, North America, and the Hawaiian Islands. ring-necked pheasant noun 1. 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 […]
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)