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Noun ribbon has 4 senses
- ribbon, thread - any long object resembling a thin line; "a mere ribbon of land"; "the lighted ribbon of traffic"; "from the air the road was a gray thread"; "a thread of smoke climbed upward"
--1 is a kind of object, physical object
--1 has particulars: blade
- decoration, laurel wreath, medal, medallion, palm, ribbon - an award for winning a championship or commemorating some other event
--2 is a kind of award, accolade, honor, honour, laurels
--2 has particulars:
- ribbon, typewriter ribbon - a long strip of inked material for making characters on paper with a typewriter
--3 is a kind of strip, slip
--3 is a part of typewriter
- ribbon - notion consisting of a narrow strip of fine material used for trimming
--4 is a kind of notion
--4 has particulars: riband, ribband