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Definition of the noun alarm bell

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  1. the sound of an alarm (usually a bell)

Alternative definition of the noun alarm bell


  1. &lit, alarm, bell
  2. [figuratively, usually in plural] A sudden awareness of danger.

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Google previewThe Standard Electrical Dictionary (1903)

A Popular Handbook of Reference, Containing Definitions of about Five Thousand Distinct Words, Terms and Phrases Used in the Practice of Electrical Engineering : a Concise and Practical Book of Reference by Thomas O'Conor Sloane

The circuit includes an alarm bell and battery, and the latter begins to ring and continues until stopped, either by the closing of the door or by a switch being turned. The connections are sometimes so contrived that the reclosiug of the door or ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Percussion (2013)

by John H. Beck

Alarm bellfire alarm bell or ship's bell cast from heavy bronze.A leather strap pulls the clapper against the inner wallof the bell. Occasionally used in opera scenes, such as Giuseppe Verdi's DonCarlos (1867) and Modest Mussorgsky's Boris ...

Google previewA Dictionary for the Modern Percussionist and Drummer (2017)

by James A. Strain

See alarm bell. campana de mano (Sp.). See hand bell. campana di legno (It.). See woodblock. campana grave (It.). Large bell. This is usually a church bell with a low pitch. campana in lastra di metallo (It.). See bell plate. campana tubolari (It.) ...

Google previewThe Percussionist's Dictionary

Translations, Descriptions, and Photographs of Percussion Instruments from Around the World by Joseph Adato, George Judy

alarm bell campanetta (It.) orchestra bells campanette (It.) orchestra bells campani (It.) chimes campanilla (Sp.) hand bells campanologo (Sp.) orchestra bells ...

Google previewCompton's Pictured Encyclopedia (1922)

To Inspire Ambition, to Stimulate the Imagination, to Provide the Inquiring Mind with Accurate Information Told in an Interesting Style, and Thus Lead Into Broader Fields of Knowledge, Such is the Purpose of this Work by Guy Stanton Ford

” or a central alarm bell was rung , as is still done in villages and small towns. The volunteer fire-fighters tumbled out ...

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