A hollow device made of metal that makes a ringing sound when struck.
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Dutch: bel, klok, schel
A push button at an outer door that gives a ringing or buzzing signal when pushed.
Dutch: door Bell, huisbel, zoemer, bel, deurbel, ding-dong, klingel
Polish: dzwonek, przycisk dzwonka, przycisk dzwonkowy
The sound of a bell being struck:
— Saved by the bell.
— She heard the distant toll of church bells.
nautical Each of the eight half-hour units of nautical time signaled by strokes of a ship's bell; eight bells signals 4:00, 8:00, or 12:00 o'clock, either a.m. or p.m..
synonym: ship's bell.
A phonetician and father of Alexander Graham Bell (1819-1905).
English painter; sister of Virginia Woolf; prominent member of the Bloomsbury Group (1879-1961).
United States inventor (born in Scotland) of the telephone (1847-1922).
A percussion instrument consisting of a set of tuned bells that are struck with a hammer; used as an orchestral instrument.
Polish: dzwony rurowe
The flared opening of a tubular device.
Polish: dźwięcznik, czara głosowa
Attach a bell to.
Moby thesaurus: Roman candle, aerophone, aid to navigation, alarm, amber light, arrest, balefire, battery, beacon, beacon fire, bell buoy, bells, blinker, blue peter, bones, bong, buoy, castanets, caution light, celesta ... show more.
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