bell-ringing

  • 1bell-ringing — UK US noun [uncountable] the activity of making a set of bells ring to produce a pleasant musical sound, especially church bells Thesaurus: miscellaneous hobbies and the people who enjoy themhyponym Derived Word: bell ringer * * * ˈbell ringing ; …

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  • 2bell-ringing — ell ringing n. playing a set of bells that are (usually) hung in a tower. Syn: carillon, carillon playing. [WordNet 1.5] …

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  • 3bell-ringing — ► NOUN ▪ the activity or pastime of ringing church bells or handbells …

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  • 4bell ringing — noun 1. the sound of someone playing a set of bells • Hypernyms: ↑ring, ↑ringing, ↑tintinnabulation 2. persuasion of voters in a political campaign • Syn: ↑electioneering, ↑canvassing …

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  • 5bell-ringing — bell ring|ing [ bel ,rıŋıŋ ] noun uncount the activity of making a set of bells ring to produce a pleasant musical sound, especially church bells ╾ bell ring|er noun count …

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  • 6bell-ringing — noun the activity or pastime of ringing church bells or handbells. Derivatives bell ringer noun …

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  • 7bell-ringing — UK / US noun [uncountable] the activity of making a set of bells ring to produce a pleasant musical sound, especially church bells Derived word: bell ringer noun countable Word forms bell ringer : singular bell ringer plural bell ringers …

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  • 8bell-ringing — noun The ringing of bells, either as a pastime or for religious observance …

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  • 9Russian Orthodox bell ringing — has a history starting from the baptism of Rus in 988 and plays an important role in the traditions of the Russian Orthodox Church.TheologyThe ringing of bells is one of the most essential elements of an Orthodox church.) is the striking of each… …

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  • 10bells and bell-ringing — Bells hung high in the towers of churches are rung to announce church services. In Britain the sound of church bells from a belfry is associated with Sunday mornings and with weddings. Bells throughout the country may also be rung at times of… …

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  • 11bell-ringer — noun [countable] [singular bell ringer plural bell ringers] Thesaurus: miscellaneous hobbies and the people who enjoy themhyponym Main entry …

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  • 12bell-ringer — bell .ringer n someone who rings church bells >bell ringing n [U] …

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  • 13Bell (instrument) — See also: Tubular bell For the part of a wind instrument, see Wind instrument#Parts. Bell Parts of a typical bell: 1. yoke, 2. crown, 3. head, 4. shoulder, 5. waist …

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  • 14bell — /bel/ noun (C) 1 a piece of electrical equipment that makes a ringing sound, used as a signal or to get someone s attention: The door bell rang but no one answered it. | Ring the bell once to make the bus stop. 2 (usually singular) the sound of a …

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  • 15ringing — noun 1. the sound of a bell ringing (Freq. 1) the distinctive ring of the church bell the ringing of the telephone the tintinnabulation that so voluminously swells from the ringing and the dinging of the bells E. A. Poe • Syn: ↑ring,… …

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  • 16bell — 1. n. & v. n. 1 a hollow usu. metal object in the shape of a deep upturned cup usu. widening at the lip, made to sound a clear musical note when struck (either externally or by means of a clapper inside). 2 a a sound or stroke of a bell, esp. as… …

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  • 17Bell — 1. n. & v. n. 1 a hollow usu. metal object in the shape of a deep upturned cup usu. widening at the lip, made to sound a clear musical note when struck (either externally or by means of a clapper inside). 2 a a sound or stroke of a bell, esp. as… …

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  • 18bell-ringers — ➡ bells and bell ringing * * * …

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  • 19bell-ringer — noun (C) someone who rings church bells, usually as part of a team bell ringing noun (U) …

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  • 20bell-ringer — See: bell ringing …

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