## As nouns the difference between **ring** and **spirocyclooctane**

is that

**ring** is (

*label*) a solid object in the shape of a circle or

**ring** can be the resonant sound of a bell, or a sound resembling it or

**ring** can be (algebra) an algebraic structure which consists of a set with two binary operations, an additive operation and a multiplicative operation, such that the set is an abelian group under the additive operation, a monoid under the multiplicative operation, and such that the multiplicative operation is distributive with respect to the additive operation while

**spirocyclooctane** is (chemistry) a divalent radical in which a cyclooctane ring is fused to another ring at a single carbon atom, the two rings being more-or-less at right angles to one another.

## As a verb **ring**

is to surround or enclose or

**ring** can be of a bell, to produce sound.