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Meaning of RIBBAND

Pronunciation:  'ribund

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a ribbon used as a decoration
 

RIBBAND is a 7 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: riband
 
 See Also: ribbon

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Rib"band\, n.
    A ribbon. --Pope.
    
    
  2. \Rib"*band`\, n. [Rib + band.] [Written also riband, and
    ribbon.] (Shipbuilding)
    A long, narrow strip of timber bent and bolted longitudinally
    to the ribs of a vessel, to hold them in position, and give
    rigidity to the framework.
    
    {Rib-band lines}, oblique longitudinal sections of the hull
       of a vessel. --Knight.
    
    
 

 

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