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Meaning of RUNG

Pronunciation:  rung

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  one of the crosspieces that form the steps of a ladder
  2. [n]  a crosspiece between the legs of a chair

RUNG is a 4 letter word that starts with R.


 Synonyms: round, rundle, spoke, stave
 See Also: crosspiece, feeding chair, folding chair, highchair, ladder, rocker, rocking chair, side chair, straight chair



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Rung\,
    imp. & p. p. of {Ring}.
  2. \Rung\, n. [OE. ronge, AS. hrung, a staff, rod, pole; akin
    to G. runge a short, thick piece of iron or wood, OD. ronghe
    a prop, support, Icel. r["o]ng a rib in a ship, Goth. Hrugga
    a staff.]
    1. (Shipbuilding) A floor timber in a ship.
    2. One of the rounds of a ladder.
    3. One of the stakes of a cart; a spar; a heavy staff.
    4. (Mach.) One of the radial handles projecting from the rim
       of a steering wheel; also, one of the pins or trundles of
       a lantern wheel.