bell englannista suomeksi
kiinnittää kello jhk, laittaa kello, ripustaa kello jhk
kellon soitto, soitto
A percussive instrument made of metal or other hard material, typically but not always in the shape of an inverted cup with a flared rim, which resonates when struck.
1848, (w), "(w)"
- ''HEAR the sledges with the bells —''
- ''Silver bells!''
- ''What a world of merriment their melody foretells!''
The sounding of a bell as a signal.
(senseid) A call.
''I’ll give you a bell later.''
A signal at a school that tells the students when a class is starting or ending.
Anything shaped like a bell, such as the cup or corolla of a flower.
1828, James Hogg, ''Mary Burnet''
- He swam to the place where Mary disappeared but there was neither boil nor gurgle on the water, nor even a bell of departing breath, to mark the place where his beloved had sunk.
To attach a bell to.
''Who will bell the cat?''
''to bell a tube''
To bellow or roar.
(RQ:Kipling Jungle Boo)
- As the dawn was breaking the Sambhur belled / Once, twice and again!
1872, (w), ''Fifine at the Fair'':
- You acted part so well, went alɬ-fours upon earth / The live-long day, brayed, belled.
1955, (w), ''The Inheritors'', Faber and Faber 2005, page 128:
- Then, incredibly, a rutting stag belled by the trunks.
To utter in a loud manner; to thunder forth.
1591, (w), ''(w)'':
- Their leaders bell their bleating tunes In doleful sound.
(verb form of)
(verb form of)
to dip (gloss)
(soft mutation of)