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rang

[räŋ]
(petrology)
A unit of subdivision in the C.I.P.W. (Cross-Iddings-Pirsson-Washington) classification of igneous rocks.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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"I wonder if he rang me up?" I exclaimed, as if inspired.
The Time Traveller pushed his glass towards the Silent Man and rang it with his fingernail; at which the Silent Man, who had been staring at his face, started convulsively, and poured him wine.
"The town drums beat to arms," replied Grandfather, "the alarm-bells rang, and an immense multitude rushed into King Street.
Scarcely had they closed their eyes than the terrifying cry of a panther rang out from the jungle behind them.
Clear and shrill from the deck above him rang the scream of a frightened woman.
Again the man rang and knocked, and knocked and rang again.
"Hurrah- ah!- ah!" rang a long-drawn shout from our ranks, and passing Bagration and racing one another they rushed in an irregular but joyous and eager crowd down the hill at their disordered foe.
Now he was close upon them, and had there been any doubt before, the wild battle cry which rang from a thousand fierce throats turned the hopes of the royalists cold within their breasts.
So I left Benicia, where John Barleycorn had nearly got me, and ranged wider afield in pursuit of the whisper from the back of life to come and find.
The former being broken as well as extinguished, he rang for another.
Folding the letter and smoothing it with a massive ivory knife, and putting it in an envelope with the money, he rang the bell with the gratification it always afforded him to use the well arranged appointments of his writing-table.
The music-seller having taken leave of his senses from sheer astonishment, and I having no evening costume to appear in, we sent the doctor to make the necessary apology to the public, who were calling for her till the place rang again.