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meanings of ribbon


  1. A watchspring.
  2. In ice cream and similar confections, an ingredient (often chocolate, butterscotch, caramel, or fudge) added in a long narrow strip.
  3. A long, narrow strip of material used for decoration of clothing or the hair or gift wrapping.
  4. An awareness ribbon.
  5. A painted moulding on the side of a ship.
  6. Alternative form of ribband.
  7. A bandsaw.
  8. A sliver.
  9. A subheadline presented above its parent headline.
  10. A narrow strip or shred.
  11. A toolbar that incorporates tabs and menus.
  12. An inked strip of material against which type is pressed to print letters in a typewriter or printer.
  13. Reins for a horse.
  14. A bearing similar to the bend, but only one eighth as wide.


  1. To stripe or streak.
  2. To decorate with ribbon.

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