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42. Bells

campanarian
Rare. concerned with bells or the manufacture of bells.
campanile
a tower for peals of bells or a carillon, usually freestanding. Also called campanario.
campanist
one who plays a campanile or carillon; a carilloneur.
campanology
the science or art of bell ringing. See also change ringing . campanologist, campanologer, n. campanological , adj.
change ringing
the art of sounding a ring or set of from 3 to 12 tuned bells according to intricate patterns of sequences.
tintinnabulation
1. the sound made by ringing bells.
2 . a tinkling, bell-like sound. tintinnabular , adj.

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bells

bells bells and whistles in computing, speciously attractive but superfluous facilities, with allusion to the various bells and whistles of old fairground organs.
ring the bells backward ring them beginning with the bass bell, in order to give alarm of fire or invasion, or express dismay; the expression is recorded from the early 16th century.

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