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Definition of Ribbon

Ribbon

  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. Same as Rib-band.
  4. Driving reins.
  5. A bearing similar to the bend, but only one eighth as wide.
  6. A silver.
  7. To adorn with, or as with, ribbons; to mark with stripes resembling ribbons.

Ribbon Quotations

A factory that can turn carbon nanotubes into a sheet a yard wide and long enough to stretch one-fourth of the way to the moon is not something you'll find at your local industrial park. That's the show-stopper for the space elevator. The ribbon.
Seth Shostak

A soldier will fight long and hard for a bit of colored ribbon.
Napoleon Bonaparte

Yes, sir. I'm a real Southern boy. I got a red neck, white socks, and Blue Ribbon beer.
Billy Carter

I still remember, as a kid, tying a yellow ribbon around a tree in front of my house during the 444 days that Iran held 52 Americans hostage. Iran is not a place we should be doing business with.
Scott Walker

I just like doing silly girly things. If I wrap a gift, I like to use specials ribbon and hot glue, silk flowers and things.
Barbara Mandrell
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Ribbon Translations

ribbon in Dutch is band, lint
ribbon in French is ruban
ribbon in German is Band, Farbband
ribbon in Italian is fettuccia
ribbon in Portuguese is fita
ribbon in Spanish is cinta
ribbon in Swedish is remsa
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