n.1.A fillet or narrow woven fabric, commonly of silk, used for trimming some part of a woman's attire, for badges, and other decorative purposes.
2.A narrow strip or shred; as, a steel or magnesium ribbon; sails torn to ribbons.
3.(Shipbuilding) Same as Rib-band.
4.Driving reins.
5.(Her.) A bearing similar to the bend, but only one eighth as wide.
6.(Spinning) A silver.
Ribbon fish
a - (Zool.) Any elongated, compressed, ribbon-shaped marine fish of the family Trachypteridæ, especially the species of the genus Trachypterus, and the oarfish (Regelecus Banksii) of the North Atlantic, which is sometimes over twenty feet long
b - The hairtail, or bladefish
c - A small compressed marine fish of the genus Cepola, having a long, slender, tapering tail. The European species (Cepola rubescens) is light red throughout. Called also band fish.
Ribbon grass
(Bot.) a variety of reed canary grass having the leaves stripped with green and white; - called also Lady's garters. See Reed grass, under Reed.
Ribbon seal
(Zool.) a North Pacific seal (Histriophoca fasciata). The adult male is dark brown, conspicuously banded and striped with yellowish white.
Ribbon snake
(Zool.) a common North American snake (Eutainia saurita). It is conspicuously striped with bright yellow and dark brown.
Ribbon Society
a society in Ireland, founded in the early part of the 19th century in antagonism to the Orangemen. It afterwards became an organization of tennant farmers banded together to prevent eviction by landlords. It took its name from the green ribbon worn by members as a badge.
Ribborn worm
a - (Zool.) A tapeworm
b - A nemertean.
v. t.1.To adorn with, or as with, ribbons; to mark with stripes resembling ribbons.
[imp. & p. p. Ribboned ; p. pr. & vb. n. Ribboning.]
Noun1.ribbon - any long object resembling a thin line; "a mere ribbon of land"; "the lighted ribbon of traffic"; "from the air the road was a gray thread"; "a thread of smoke climbed upward"
Synonyms: thread
2.Ribbonribbon - an award for winning a championship or commemorating some other event
3.ribbon - a long strip of inked material for making characters on paper with a typewriter
4.ribbon - notion consisting of a narrow strip of fine material used for trimming
To see floating ribbons floating in your dream, signifies pleasant companions. For a single person to dream that you are decorating yourself with ribbons, foretells that you may enter into a marriage based on frivolity. This may be a mistake. To see others decorated with ribbons in your dream, denotes that you will encounter a rivalry and have much obstacles in securing a husband or a commitment to a stable relationship.Mystik tape, Scotch tape, X ray, actinic ray, actinism, adhesive tape, arch, atomic beam, atomic ray, band, bandage, bandeau, barrow, batten, bead, beam, beam of light, bejewel, belt, beribbon, bespangle, blue ribbon, boundary stone, brass, bust, cairn, cellophane tape, cenotaph, cloth tape, column, cordon, cordon bleu, cromlech, cross, cup, cyclolith, decoration, decoration of honor, diamond, dolmen, engrave, fascia, feather, figure, filigree, fillet, flag, flounce, flower, footstone, friction tape, gamma ray, garland, garter, gem, girdle, gleam, gold star, grand cordon, grave, gravestone, headstone, hoarstone, illuminate, infrared ray, inscription, invisible radiation, jewel, lath, leam, ligula, ligule, list, marker, masking tape, mausoleum, megalith, memento, memorial, memorial arch, memorial column, memorial statue, memorial stone, menhir, monolith, monument, mound, necrology, obelisk, obituary, order, ornament, paint, patch, pencil, photon, pillar, plank, plaque, plastic tape, plume, prize, pyramid, radiation, radiorays, ray, ray of light, red ribbon, reliquary, remembrance, riband, ribband, ribbon of light, rostral column, shaft, shred, shrine, slat, slip, solar rays, spangle, spill, spline, star, stela, stone, strake, strap, streak, stream, stream of light, streamer, strip, stripe, strop, stupa, tablet, taenia, tape, tape measure, tapeline, testimonial, ticker tape, tinsel, tomb, tombstone, tope, trophy, ultraviolet ray, violet ray, wreathe
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Riband jasper
ribbed toad
ribbed vault
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ribbon development
ribbon fern
Ribbon fish
ribbon grass
Ribbon seal
ribbon snake
Ribbon Society
ribbon tree
ribbon worm
ribbon-leaved water plantain
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