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Overview of noun bell

The noun bell has 10 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (9) bell

(a hollow device made of metal that makes a ringing sound when struck)

2. (2) doorbell, bell, buzzer

(a push button at an outer door that gives a ringing or buzzing signal when pushed)

3. (1) bell, toll

(the sound of a bell being struck; "saved by the bell"; "she heard the distant toll of church bells")

4. bell, ship's bell

((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.)

5. bell, bell shape, campana

(the shape of a bell)

6. Bell, Melville Bell, Alexander Melville Bell

(a phonetician and father of Alexander Graham Bell (1819-1905))

7. Bell, Vanessa Bell, Vanessa Stephen

(English painter; sister of Virginia Woolf; prominent member of the Bloomsbury Group (1879-1961))

8. Bell, Alexander Bell, Alexander Graham Bell

(United States inventor (born in Scotland) of the telephone (1847-1922))

9. chime, bell, gong

(a percussion instrument consisting of a set of tuned bells that are struck with a hammer; used as an orchestral instrument)

10. bell

(the flared opening of a tubular device)


Overview of verb bell

The verb bell has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. bell

(attach a bell to; "bell cows")

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