Definition of Rung

1. Noun. A crosspiece between the legs of a chair.

Exact synonyms: Round, Stave
Generic synonyms: Crosspiece
Group relationships: Folding Chair, Feeding Chair, Highchair, Rocker, Rocking Chair, Side Chair, Straight Chair
Derivative terms: Stave



2. Noun. One of the crosspieces that form the steps of a ladder.
Exact synonyms: Rundle, Spoke
Generic synonyms: Crosspiece
Group relationships: Ladder

Definition of Rung

1. n. A floor timber in a ship.

Definition of Rung

1. Noun. A crosspiece forming a step of a ladder; a round. ¹

2. Noun. A crosspiece between legs of a chair. ¹

3. Noun. (nautical dated) A floor timber in a ship. ¹

4. Noun. (dated) One of the stakes of a cart; a spar; a heavy staff. ¹

5. Noun. (engineering dated) One of the radial handles projecting from the rim of a steering wheel. ¹

6. Noun. (engineering dated) One of the pins or trundles of a lantern wheel. ¹

7. Verb. (past participle of ring) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rung

1. a crosspiece forming a step of a ladder [n -S] : RUNGLESS [adj]

Medical Definition of Rung

1. 1. A floor timber in a ship. 2. One of the rounds of a ladder. 3. One of the stakes of a cart; a spar; a heavy staff. 4. One of the radial handles projecting from the rim of a steering wheel; also, one of the pins or trundles of a lantern wheel. Origin: OE. Ronge, AS. Hrung, a staff, rod, pole; akin to G. Runge a short, thick piece of iron or wood, OD. Ronghe a prop, support, Icel. Rong a rib in a ship, Goth. Hrugga a staff. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rung

rundles
rundlet
rundlets
rundown
rundowns
runds
runed
runelike
runer
runers
runes
runestone
runestones
runflat
rung (current term)
rung off
runghead
rungheads
rungless
rungs
runholder
runic letter
runically
runiform
runkle
runkled
runkles
runkling

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