drop ring

drop ring

A ring which is used as a handle to operate a lock or latch; the ring remains in a dropped position when not in use, but it may be raised and pivoted about the spindle to operate the lock.
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One of the most common forms is tamper evident packaging, such as the drop ring plastic closure on bottles.
Toss onion rings in buttermilk mixture and then in flour mixture, shaking off excess batter Drop rings in hot oil and fry until golden brown.