English noun: ribbon
|1.||ribbon (object) any long object resembling a thin line|
|Samples||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.
|Broader (hypernym)||object, physical object|
|2.||ribbon (communication) an award for winning a championship or commemorating some other event|
|Synonyms||decoration, laurel wreath, medal, medallion, palm|
|Broader (hypernym)||accolade, award, honor, honour, laurels|
|Narrower (hyponym)||Air Medal, Bronze Star, Bronze Star Medal, Congressional Medal of Honor, Croix de Guerre, Distinguished Conduct Medal, Distinguished Flying Cross, Distinguished Service Cross, Distinguished Service Medal, Distinguished Service Order, Medaille Militaire, Medal of Honor, Navy Cross, Oak Leaf Cluster, Order of the Purple Heart, Purple Heart, Silver Star, Silver Star Medal, Victoria Cross|
|3.||ribbon (artifact) a long strip of inked material for making characters on paper with a typewriter|
|Broader (hypernym)||slip, strip|
|4.||ribbon (artifact) notion consisting of a narrow strip of fine material used for trimming|
|Narrower (hyponym)||riband, ribband|