bell Meaning and Definition

Urdu Meanings

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گھنٹا

ghanta

گھنٹی

ghanti

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Pakistan's Local Languages

English definition of word bell in Pakistan's Local Languages

ٹَلّ

گھنڈ

وڈوگھڑیال

جرس/گھنٹی

ٹَلّ

چِڑِینگ

زنگ/درا

Definitions

English definition for bell

1. n. a hollow device made of metal that makes a ringing sound when struck

2. n. the flared opening of a tubular device

3. n. a percussion instrument consisting of a set of tuned bells that are struck with a hammer; used as an orchestral instrument

4. n. a push button at an outer door that gives a ringing or buzzing signal when pushed

5. n. the sound of a bell being struck

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

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

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

9. n. the shape of a bell

10. n. (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.

11. v. attach a bell to

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A bell is a simple idiophone percussion instrument. Although bells come in many forms, most are made of metal cast in the shape of a hollow cup, whose sides form a resonator which vibrates in a single tone upon being struck.
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