cloth ribbon

cloth ribbon
   A type of ribbon use in some models of typewriters.

Forensic science glossary. . 2012.

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  • Cloth Ribbon —   [dt. »Textilfarbband«], Farbband …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Ribbon — For other uses, see Ribbon (disambiguation). The personal coat of arms of the Princess of Asturias surrounded by the ribbon of the Spanish Order of Charles III …   Wikipedia

  • ribbon — [rib′ən] n. [ME riban < MFr riban, ruban < ? MDu ringband, collar < ring,RING2 + band, akin to BAND1] 1. a) a narrow strip of silk, rayon, velvet, etc. finished at the edges and of various widths, used for decoration, tying things, etc.… …   English World dictionary

  • ribbon condition —    Cloth or multiple use typewriter ribbons gradually deteriorate with use, and the degree of deterioration is a measure of the ribbon condition …   Forensic science glossary

  • ribbon — rib|bon [ˈrıbən] n ↑ribbon ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(piece of cloth)¦ 2¦(military honour)¦ 3¦(prize)¦ 4¦(something narrow)¦ 5 be cut/torn to ribbons 6¦(ink)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1500 1600; Origin: riband ribbon (14 21 centuries), from Old French riban, ruban] 1.) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • ribbon */ — UK [ˈrɪbən] / US noun Word forms ribbon : singular ribbon plural ribbons 1) [countable/uncountable] a long narrow piece of coloured cloth or paper, usually used as a decoration or to tie something a box of chocolates tied with gold ribbon 2)… …   English dictionary

  • ribbon — rib|bon [ rıbən ] noun * ▸ 1 decoration ▸ 2 military honor ▸ 3 torn pieces of something ▸ 4 something long and narrow ▸ 5 for printer 1. ) count or uncount a long narrow piece of colored cloth or paper, usually used as a decoration or to tie… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • ribbon — [[t]rɪ̱bən[/t]] ribbons 1) N VAR A ribbon is a long, narrow piece of cloth that you use for tying things together or as a decoration. She had tied back her hair with a peach satin ribbon. ...a piece of ribbon. 2) N COUNT A typewriter or printer… …   English dictionary

  • ribbon — n. strip of ink impregnated cloth on a typewriter 1) to change a ribbon 2) a typewriter ribbon 3) the ribbon reverses (automatically) misc. 4) a blue ribbon ( a first prize ); to cut to ribbons ( to destroy completely ) * * * [ rɪbən] to cut to… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • ribbon — noun 1 SILK (C, U) a long narrow piece of cloth used to tie things or as a decoration: a red ribbon in her hair 2 STH NARROW (singular) something that is long and narrow: a ribbon of shining water 3 be cut/torn to ribbons to be very badly damaged …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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