Associations to the word «Ribbon»
RIBBON, noun. A long, narrow strip of material used for decoration of clothing or the hair or gift wrapping.
RIBBON, noun. An inked strip of material against which type is pressed to print letters in a typewriter or printer.
RIBBON, noun. A narrow strip or shred.
RIBBON, noun. (shipbuilding) Alternative form of ribband
RIBBON, noun. (slang) (dated) (in the plural) Driving reins.
RIBBON, noun. (heraldry) A bearing similar to the bend, but only one eighth as wide.
RIBBON, noun. (spinning) A sliver.
RIBBON, noun. (computing) (graphical user interface) A toolbar that incorporates tabs and menus.
RIBBON, noun. (cooking) In ice cream and similar confections, an ingredient (often chocolate, butterscotch, caramel, or fudge) added in a long narrow strip.
RIBBON, verb. To decorate with ribbon.
RIBBON CABLE, noun. A cable with many conducting wires running parallel to each other on the same flat plane; often used for internal peripherals in a computer.
RIBBON CABLES, noun. Plural of ribbon cable
RIBBON GUM, noun. (AU) Any of various eucalypts whose bark peels off in ribbons, especially the manna gum, Eucalyptus viminalis.
RIBBON REPRESENTATION, noun. (biochemistry) A graphical representation of the gross structure of a protein in which different levels of structure are represented as different size ribbons and tubes; associated molecules (such as the haem of haemoglobin) are shown in ball and stick form.
RIBBON SEAL, noun. A species (Histriophoca fasciata) of true seal (or earless seal) found in the arctic and subarctic regions of the North Pacific Ocean.
RIBBON SEALS, noun. Plural of ribbon seal
RIBBON SNAKE, noun. Thamnophis sauritus, a common garter snake endemic to eastern North America.
RIBBON SNAKES, noun. Plural of ribbon snake
RIBBON, noun. Any long object resembling a thin line; "a mere ribbon of land"; "the lighted ribbon of traffic"; "from the air the road was a grey thread"; "a thread of smoke climbed upward".
RIBBON, noun. An award for winning a championship or commemorating some other event.
RIBBON, noun. A long strip of inked material for making characters on paper with a typewriter.
RIBBON, noun. Notion consisting of a narrow strip of fine material used for trimming.
Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.