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Definition 1: notion consisting of a narrow strip of fine material used for trimming - [noun denoting artifact]

(ribbon is a kind of ...) (usually plural) small personal articles or clothing or sewing items

"buttons and needles are notions"

(... is a kind of ribbon ) a ribbon used as a decoration

Definition 2: a long strip of inked material for making characters on paper with a typewriter - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for ribbon in the sense of this definition

(ribbon is a kind of ...) artifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material

(... is part of ribbon) hand-operated character printer for printing written messages one character at a time

Definition 3: an award for winning a championship or commemorating some other event - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for ribbon in the sense of this definition

(ribbon is a kind of ...) a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction

"an award for bravery"

(... is a kind of ribbon ) a French military decoration for gallantry

(... is a kind of ribbon ) a British military decoration for special service in action

(... is a kind of ribbon ) a British military decoration for distinguished conduct in the field

(... is a kind of ribbon ) a British military decoration for gallantry

(... is a kind of ribbon ) a United States military decoration consisting of bronze or silver oak leaves and acorns awarded to anyone who has won a given medal before

(... is a kind of ribbon ) a United States military decoration awarded to any member of the armed forces who is wounded in action

(... is a kind of ribbon ) a United States military decoration awarded for meritorious service (except in aerial flight)

(... is a kind of ribbon ) a United States military decoration for gallantry in action

(... is a kind of ribbon ) a United States Air Force decoration for meritorious achievement while participating in an aerial flight

(... is a kind of ribbon ) a United States Air Force decoration for heroism while participating in an aerial flight

(... is a kind of ribbon ) a United States Navy decoration for extraordinary heroism against an armed enemy

(... is a kind of ribbon ) a United States Army decoration for extraordinary heroism against an armed enemy

(... is a kind of ribbon ) a United States military decoration for meritorious service in wartime duty of great responsibility

(... is a kind of ribbon ) the highest U.S. military decoration awarded for bravery and valor in action `above and beyond the call of duty'

(... is a kind of ribbon ) a French military decoration

Definition 4: any long object resembling a thin line - [noun denoting object]

Samples where ribbon or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a mere ribbon of land
  • the lighted ribbon of traffic
  • from the air the road was a grey thread
  • a thread of smoke climbed upward

Synonyms for ribbon in the sense of this definition

(ribbon is a kind of ...) a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow

"it was full of rackets, balls and other objects"

(... is a kind of ribbon ) something long and thin resembling a blade of grass

"a blade of lint on his suit"

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