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life ring Line breaks: life ring

Definition of life ring in English:


Another term for lifebelt.
Example sentences
  • There are musical scores and mementoes of shows scattered everywhere, including a life ring from his ‘legendary failure’ Moby Dick.
  • Desperately clutching the fender of his boat, but unable to grab a life ring thrown by his daughter, he struggled to get him to the bank, but was eventually helped to do so by a passing jogger.
  • He got onto the barge and put down a line into the water, then a life ring, but he didn't grab either of them.
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