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bell

bell

 
pronunciation:
bel
phrases:
ring a bell
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a hollow metal cup that makes a ringing sound when struck.
 
synonyms:
chime
similar words:
alarm, gong
definition 2: the opening of a brass or wind instrument where the sound comes out.
She held her hand over the bell of the trumpet to change its sound.
phrase: ring a bell
derivation: bell-like (adj.)
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