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Definition of Rung


  1. of Ring
  2. of Ring
  3. imp. & p. p. of Ring.
  4. A floor timber in a ship.
  5. One of the rounds of a ladder.
  6. One of the stakes of a cart; a spar; a heavy staff.
  7. One of the radial handles projecting from the rim of a steering wheel; also, one of the pins or trundles of a lantern wheel.

Rung Quotations

Like success, failure is many things to many people. With Positive Mental Attitude, failure is a learning experience, a rung on the ladder, a plateau at which to get your thoughts in order and prepare to try again.
W. Clement Stone

The rung of a ladder was never meant to rest upon, but only to hold a man's foot long enough to enable him to put the other somewhat higher.
Thomas Huxley

If there is a transmigration of souls then I am not yet on the bottom rung. My life is a hesitation before birth.
Franz Kafka

In this industry, there are only two ways up the ladder. Rung by rung or claw your way to the top. It's sure been tough on my nails.
Jack Nicholson

When you went into a Boston Chicken and ordered quarter-chicken, white, with mash and corn, when that was rung up, that would signal all the way along the supply chain the need for more potatoes to be put on a truck a thousand miles away.
Stephen Elop
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Rung Translations

rung in Dutch is opstap, treeplank, tree, opstapje
rung in Finnish is porras
rung in French is marche
rung in Italian is suonato, gradino
rung in Swedish is ringt, ringde
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