ringing

Definitions of ringing
  1. noun
    the sound of a bell ringing
    “the ringing of the telephone”
    “"the tintinnabulation that so voluminously swells from the ringing and the dinging of the bells"--E. A. Poe”
    synonyms: ring, tintinnabulation
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    types:
    bell ringing
    the sound of someone playing a set of bells
    type of:
    sound
    the sudden occurrence of an audible event
  2. noun
    having the character of a loud deep sound; the quality of being resonant
    synonyms: plangency, resonance, reverberance, sonority, sonorousness, vibrancy
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    type of:
    quality, timber, timbre, tone
    (music) the distinctive property of a complex sound (a voice or noise or musical sound)
  3. noun
    the giving of a ring as a token of engagement
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    type of:
    betrothal, engagement, troth
    a mutual promise to marry
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