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1    a narrow strip of fine material, esp. silk, used for trimming, tying, etc.  
2    something resembling a ribbon; a long strip  
a ribbon of land     
3    a long thin flexible band of metal used as a graduated measure, spring, etc.  
4    a long narrow strip of ink-impregnated cloth for making the impression of type characters on paper in a typewriter or similar device  
5    pl   ragged strips or shreds (esp. in the phrase torn to ribbons)  
6    a small strip of coloured cloth signifying membership of an order or award of military decoration, prize, or other distinction  
      vb   tr  
7    to adorn with a ribbon or ribbons  
8    to mark with narrow ribbon-like marks  
9    to reduce to ribbons; tear into strips  
     (C14 ryban, from Old French riban, apparently of Germanic origin; probably related to ring1, band2)  
  ribbon-like, ribbony      adj  

blue ribbon  
1    (in Britain) a badge of blue silk worn by members of the Order of the Garter  
2    a badge awarded as the first prize in a competition  
3      (U.S.)   a badge worn by a member of a temperance society  
blue-ribbon jury  
      n      a U.S. name for a       special jury  
ribbon development  
      n     (Brit)   the building of houses in a continuous row along a main road: common in England between the two World Wars  
ribbon microphone  
      n   a type of microphone in which the conductor is a thin ribbon of aluminium alloy moving perpendicularly in a magnetic field. It is strongly directional and can be used to reduce unwanted side noise  
ribbon strip  
      n      another name for       ledger board       2  
ribbon worm  
      n      another name for       nemertean       1  
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