a gun, especially a shotgun with a short barrel, for quelling riots rather than inflicting serious injury.
- Ring main
noun 1. a domestic electrical supply in which outlet sockets are connected to the mains supply through a ring circuit
noun 1. a ring-shaped permanent magnet.
- Riotous living
An extravagant, dissolute lifestyle, as in Two years of riotous living, and they’d squandered the entire inheritance. This term was first recorded in 1389.
- Riot shield
noun 1. a large oblong curved transparent shield used by police controlling crowds noun a piece of equipment used as protection in seeking to suppress a riot; also called anti-riot shield , police barrier shield