1. (metal object) 
The bells were ringing because of the wedding at the church.Sonaban las campanas por la boda que había en la iglesia.
b. el timbre (M) (electronic, at hotel desk, on bicycle) 
When the bell rang, the students hurried out of the classroom.Cuando sonó el timbre, los alumnos se apuraron a salir del aula.
c. la campanilla (F) (handbell) 
The lady rang the bell and the butler appeared with the tea.La dama tocó la campanilla y apareció el mayordomo con el té.
d. el cascabel (M) (for cats, toys or regional costumes) 
My cat wears a bell around his neck that rings whenever he moves.Mi gato lleva un cascabel al cuello que tintinea cuando se mueve.
e. el cencerro (M) (for cattle) 
Their bells tinkled as the cows came in at milking time.Los cencerros sonaban cuando las vacas entraban a la hora del ordeño.
2. (botany) 
a. la corola (F) 
Inside the bell of the flower is the stamen.Dentro de la corola de la flor se encuentra el estambre.
3. (music) 
The bell of the trumpet is made of brass.El pabellón de la trompeta está hecho de latón.
1. (of church) 
a. la campana (F) 
2. (handbell) 
a. la campanilla (F) 
3. (on door, bicycle) 
a. el timbre (M) 
4. (on cat, hat) 
a. el cascabel (M) 
to ring the bellllamar al timbre
5. (colloquial) (United Kingdom) 
to give somebody a belldar un telefonazo a alguien
bell jarcampana de vidrio or
bell pepperpimiento (morrón)
bell tower(torre del) campanario m
bell [bel]
1 (church bell) campana (f); (handbell) campanilla (f); (doorbell, electric bell) timbre (m); (for cow) cencerro (m); (for cat, on toy, dress etc) cascabel (m)
two/eight etc bells (Náut) las medias horas de cada guardia marítima
to ring a bell
that rings a bell eso me suena
it doesn't ring a bell with me no me suena
he was saved by the bell (Boxing) le salvó la campana; se salvó por los pelos (informal)
2 [of trumpet] pabellón (m); [of flower] campanilla (f)
3 (Britain) (phone call)
I'll give you a bell te llamaré
bell glass bell jar (n) fanal (m); campana (f) de cristal
bell pull (n) campanilla (f)
bell push (n) pulsador (m) de timbre
bell rope (n) cuerda (f) de campana
bells and whistles (n) especially (Comput) elementos (m) accesorios; florituras (f)
...a whole variety of other bells and whistles which allow the text to be presented as required People crave anxiety-free products — simple items without lots of fancy bells and whistles and complex instructions Limiting the number of buttons means restricting the number of bells and whistles
bell tent (n) pabellón (m)
bell tower (n) campanario (m)
Phrases with "bell"
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bell pepper
el pimiento, el pimentón
Taco Bell
Taco Bell
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