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  Definition of Ribbon
  1. notion consisting of a narrow strip of fine material used for trimming
  2. a long strip of inked material for making characters on paper with a typewriter
  3. an award for winning a championship or commemorating some other event
  4. 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"
Similar Words: typewriter ribbon, decoration, laurel wreath, medal, medallion, palm, thread

 

Hyponyms: riband, ribband, bronze medal, gold medal, silver medal, silver, Medal of Honor, Congressional Medal of Honor, Distinguished Service Medal, Distinguished Service Cross, Navy Cross, Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal, Silver Star Medal, Silver Star, Bronze Star Medal, Bronze Star, Order of the Purple Heart, Purple Heart, Oak Leaf Cluster, Victoria Cross, Distinguished Conduct Medal, Distinguished Service Order, Croix de Guerre, Medaille Militaire, blade

 

Part Meronyms: typewriter

 

Derivational Morphology: decorate, weave, wind, thread, meander, wander

 

Anagrams: inborn

 

Language Translations:
Dutch: lint   Finnish: nauha  
French: ruban   Indonesian: pita  
Italian: nastro   Japanese: リボン  
Polish: wstążka   Portuguese: fita  
Romanian: fundă   Serbian: vrpca  
Spanish: cinta  
 
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