- A hollow device made of metal that makes a ringing sound when struck.
- A push button at an outer door that gives a ringing or buzzing signal when pushed.
- The sound of a bell being struck.
- usage: "saved by the bell"; "she heard the distant toll of church bells"
- synonyms: toll
- 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..
- synonyms: ship's bell
- The shape of a 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.
- The flared opening of a tubular device.
- Attach a bell to.
- usage: "bell cows"
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