A place providing a close view of something, as in We lived right next door, so we had ringside seats for their quarrels. This term presumably came from boxing, where it denotes the seats just outside the boxing ring. [ c. 1860 ]
noun 1. grass snake (def 1). 2. ringneck snake.
noun 1. a process of spinning in which the yarn is twisted and drawn while passing through a small metal device traveling rapidly around a ring in the operation of winding the yarn onto a bobbin.
- Ring-spinning frame
[ring-spin-ing] /ˈrɪŋˌspɪn ɪŋ/ noun 1. a machine containing the ring, traveler, and bobbin used in spinning yarn.
noun, Plant Pathology. 1. any of various plant diseases caused by a virus or fungus and characterized by concentric rings of discoloration or necrosis on the leaves.