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Definition of ribbon
1a long, narrow strip of fabric, used especially for tying something or for decoration:the tiny pink ribbons in her hair cut four lengths of ribbon a strip of fabric of a special color or design awarded as a prize or worn to indicate the holding of an honor, especially a small multicolored piece of ribbon worn in place of the medal it represents:old horse show ribbons and rosettes 2a long, narrow strip of something:slice the peppers into ribbons lengthwise a narrow band of inked material wound on a spool and forming the inking agent in some typewriters and computer printers.
verb [no object]
extend or move in a long narrow strip like a ribbon:miles of concrete ribboned behind the bus