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UK [bel] / US noun [countable]
Word forms "bell":
singular bell plural bells
a metal object shaped like an upside down cup that makes a noise when its sides are hit by a metal piece inside it

The little silver bells on its harness tinkled merrily.

The school bell clanged noisily.

The wedding bells rang out.

ring a bell:

Villagers rang the church bells as the victorious soldiers returned.

a) a piece of equipment that makes a ringing sound, used for getting someone's attention

The referee did not hear the final bell.

There was no one at the counter, so I rang the bell.

b) the sound that a bell makes when it rings

The bell indicates the exam is over.

See:
pull I, ring I

English dictionary. 2014.

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