D ring
noun Date: circa 1899 a usually metal ring having the shape of a capital D

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • D-ring — [dē′riŋ΄] n. a fastener, usually of metal, shaped like D, used as for attaching something to a garment, as a guide for laces or straps, or in pairs to form a closure, as on a belt …   English World dictionary

  • D-ring — A D ring held by a strap, used to secure cargo in a vehicle. A D ring is an item of hardware, usually a metal ring shaped like the letter D. It may be used at the end of a leather or fabric strap, or may be secured to a surface with a metal or… …   Wikipedia

  • D-ring — /dee ring /, n. a D shaped, usually metal ring of various sizes, used on clothing or other articles as a closure, a means of securing straps or objects, or a decoration. Also, D ring. * * * D ring see under ↑D (n). Dˈ ring noun A metal ring or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • D-Ring — Ein D Ring ist ein aus Metall oder Kunststoff gefertigter, dem Buchstaben „D“ nachempfundener geschlossener Halbkreis. Er dient im Regelfall der schnellen und unkomplizierten Verbindung unterschiedlicher Gegenstände, in Ausnahmefällen wird er… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • D-ring — /dee ring /, n. a D shaped, usually metal ring of various sizes, used on clothing or other articles as a closure, a means of securing straps or objects, or a decoration. Also, D ring. * * * …   Universalium

  • d ring — See D ring …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • D-ring — i. A D shaped metallic ring for deploying a personal parachute. It is located on the left side at the breast level, permitting it to be pulled by the right hand without much difficulty. Also known as a rip cord handle. ii. In parachuting terms, D …   Aviation dictionary

  • d ring — noun Usage: capitalized D : a metal ring having the shape of a capital D through which straps or ropes are passed (as one to which the suspension ropes of a parachute are attached) …   Useful english dictionary

  • d-ring — A D shaped ring found on many models of bicycle shift levers, used to adjust the level of tension on the inner parts of the lever …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Limonin-D-ring-lactonase — In enzymology, a limonin D ring lactonase (EC number|3.1.1.36) is an enzyme that catalyzes the chemical reaction:limonoate D ring lactone + H2O ightleftharpoons limonoateThus, the two substrates of this enzyme are limonoate D ring lactone and H2O …   Wikipedia

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