(as) clear (or sound) as a bell

(as) clear (or sound) as a bell
perfectly clear (or sound).
bell

English new terms dictionary. 2014.

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  • clear as a bell — (of a sound) distinct and pure in tone • • • Main Entry: ↑bell clear as a bell see under ↑bell1 • • • Main Entry: ↑clear * * * I (as) clear (or sound) as a bell …   Useful english dictionary

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  • bell — bell1 noun 1》 a hollow object, typically made of metal and in the shape of a deep inverted cup, that sounds a clear musical note when struck.     ↘the sound or stroke of a bell, used as a signal. 2》 (bells) a musical instrument consisting of a… …   English new terms dictionary

  • bell — [[t]be̱l[/t]] ♦♦♦ bells 1) N COUNT A bell is a device that makes a ringing sound and is used to give a signal or to attract people s attention. I had just enough time to finish eating before the bell rang and I was off to my first class... I ve… …   English dictionary

  • bell — /bel/ noun (C) 1 a piece of electrical equipment that makes a ringing sound, used as a signal or to get someone s attention: The door bell rang but no one answered it. | Ring the bell once to make the bus stop. 2 (usually singular) the sound of a …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Bell of King Seongdeok — National Treasure of Korea No.29: The Bell of King Seongdeok. Korean name Hangul 성덕대왕신종, 에밀레종 …   Wikipedia

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  • bell — W3S2 [bel] n [: Old English; Origin: belle] 1.) a piece of electrical equipment that makes a ringing sound, used as a signal or to get someone s attention ring/press the bell ▪ He rang the bell and waited for someone to answer the door. ▪ She… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sound — sound1 soundable, adj. /sownd/, n. 1. the sensation produced by stimulation of the organs of hearing by vibrations transmitted through the air or other medium. 2. mechanical vibrations transmitted through an elastic medium, traveling in air at a… …   Universalium

  • Sound — /sownd/, n. The, a strait between SW Sweden and Zealand, connecting the Kattegat and the Baltic. 87 mi. (140 km) long; 3 30 mi. (5 48 km) wide. Swedish and Danish, Oresund. * * * I Mechanical disturbance that propagates as a longitudinal wave… …   Universalium

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