ring pull


ring pull
ring pull noun
The tongue of metal and the ring attached to it, which one pulls from or on the top of a can of beer, lemonade, etc to open it
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Main Entry:ring

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n. a ring-shaped pull tab on a can or other container

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noun, pl ⋯ pulls [count]
Brit :pull tab

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ˈring pull [ring pull] (BrE) (NAmE ˈpull tab, tab) noun
a small piece of metal with a ring attached which is pulled to open cans of food, drink, etc.
See also:pull tab tab

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • ring-pull — UK US noun [countable] [singular ring pull plural ring pulls] british a ring that you pull to open a can Thesaurus: lids and other parts of containersmeronym bags and cases for carrying possessions …   Useful english dictionary

  • ring-pull — n BrE the ring on the top of a can of drink that you pull to open it …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • ring-pull — ring pulls N COUNT A ring pull is a metal strip that you pull off the top of a can of drink in order to open it. [BRIT] (in AM, use tab) …   English dictionary

  • ring pull — ► NOUN ▪ a ring on a can that is pulled to open it …   English terms dictionary

  • ring-pull — /ˈrɪŋ pʊl/ (say ring pool) noun 1. a mechanism for opening a can, comprising a ring attached to the top of the can which when pulled creates an opening or removes the top from the can. 2. the detachable part of some ring pull cans, consisting of… …   Australian English dictionary

  • ring-pull — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms ring pull : singular ring pull plural ring pulls British a ring that you pull to open a can …   English dictionary

  • ring-pull — noun (C) the ring on the top of a can of drink that you pull to open it …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • ring pull — noun Brit. a ring on a can that is pulled to open it …   English new terms dictionary

  • ring pull — noun extension on the top of a can, which one pulls to open it …   Wiktionary

  • ring pull — n. (British) tab (especially on a can) …   English contemporary dictionary