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Definitions of bell

  1. To grow in the form of bells, as buds or flowers. To bear the bell, to be leader, in allusion to the bell-wether of a flock. To shake the bells, to give an alarm. To bear away the bell, to take the prize. To curse by bell, book, and candle, an excommunication accompanied by the tolling of a bell. To bell the cat, to encounter and cripple one of greatly superior force; from the fable of the mice resolving to put a bell on the cat. Passing bell, a bell rung when any one was dying, that the neighbours might pray for his soul. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To put a bell upon; as, to bell the cat. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To make bell-mouthed; as, to bell a tube. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To utter by bellowing. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. To put a bell on; as, to bell a cat. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. To develop bells or corollas; to take the form of a bell; to blossom; as, hops bell. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. To call or bellow, as the deer in rutting time; to make a bellowing sound; to roar. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. To put on a bell. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  9. To grow in the form of bells; to make a loud noise. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  10. a hollow device made of metal that makes a ringing sound when struck Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. the flared opening of a tubular device Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. the sound of a bell; "saved by the bell" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  13. English painter; sister of Virginia Woolf; prominent member of the Bloomsbury Group (1879-1961) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  14. (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. Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  15. the sound of a bell being struck; "saved by the bell"; "she heard the distant toll of church bells" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  16. United States inventor (born in Scotland) of the telephone (1847-1922) Wordnet Dictionary DB
  17. a phonetician and father of Alexander Graham Bell (1819-1905) Wordnet Dictionary DB
  18. A hollow metallic vessel, usually shaped somewhat like a cup with a flaring mouth, containing a clapper or tongue, and giving forth a ringing sound on being struck. Webster Dictionary DB
  19. A hollow perforated sphere of metal containing a loose ball which causes it to sound when moved. Webster Dictionary DB
  20. Anything in the form of a bell, as the cup or corol of a flower. Webster Dictionary DB
  21. That part of the capital of a column included between the abacus and neck molding; also used for the naked core of nearly cylindrical shape, assumed to exist within the leafage of a capital. Webster Dictionary DB
  22. The strikes of the bell which mark the time; or the time so designated. Webster Dictionary DB
  23. A hollow metallic vessel, usually cup-shaped, and giving forth a clear, ringing sound when struck; anything in the form of a bell, as the corolla of a flower. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  24. A hollow vessel of metal with a tongue or clapper inside, which rings when moved: anything bell-shaped. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  25. A hollow vessel of metal which rings when struck; anything shaped like a bell. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  26. A hollow metallic instrument for giving forth a sound when struck. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  27. A hollow body of metal, enlarged or expanded at the mouth, so compounded as to emit a clear, ringing sound when struck; anything in form of a bell. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  28. A hollow body producing musical sounds when struck; anything expanding mouth outwards like a bell, as the cups of flowers. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for bell

  1. Isn't this the bell – Oh, Money! Money! by Eleanor Hodgman Porter
  2. Dear Bell was so sorry not to have seen you. – The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1 of 2) by Frederic G. Kenyon
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