ringing

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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (sound)
a. el repique
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The newlyweds came running out to the ringing of the church bell.Los recién casados salieron corriendo con el repique de la campana de la iglesia.
b. el tañido
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
They knew that the solemn ringing of the bell signalled the death of the king.Sabían que el tañido sombrío de la campana significaba la muerte del rey.
c. el toque
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The ringing of the clock in the square told them that it was seven o'clock.El toque del reloj en la plaza les indicó que eran las siete.
d. el timbre
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Eric was so exhausted that even the ringing of the telephone next to his head couldn't rouse him.Eric estaba tan agotado que ni siquiera el timbre del teléfono al lado suyo pudo despertarlo.
e. el zumbido
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
(in ears)
I'm fine; I just had a strange ringing in my ear for a moment.Estoy perfectamente; solo tuve un zumbido en el oído por un momento.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
2. (resonant)
a. sonoro
A ringing voice was heard from the mountaintop.Se oyó una voz sonora desde la cima de la montaña.
b. resonante
The soprano's powerful, ringing voice shattered the enormous stained glass windows.La voz poderosa y resonante de la soprano hizo añicos los vitrales.
c. grandilocuente (declaration)
The president's ringing speech moved everybody present.El discurso grandilocuente del presidente conmovió a todos los presentes.
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ringing [ˈrɪŋɪŋ]
noun
(Orn) anillado (m); anillamiento (m)
ringing [ˈrɪŋɪŋ]
adjective
1 [+telephone] que suena or sonaba etc
A ringing telephone saved me from answering that question the sound of a ringing telephone I am plagued by constantly ringing telephones
ringing tone (Britain) (Telec) señal (f) de llamada
2 (resounding) [+voice] sonoro; resonante; [+declaration] grandilocuente; [+endorsement, condemnation] enérgico
a ringing endorsement of the President's economic plan the ringing cheers of the assembled multitude she marched down hallways with ringing steps there was a ringing clatter of metal as the tray hit the floor so far we have had ringing declarations but only limited action conclude the conference on a flamboyant note,with a ringing public declaration of Anglo-American unity it was hardly a ringing endorsement government policy Europeans early sounded a ringing condemnation of the practice of scalping
in ringing tones en tono enérgico
Temple placed the Bible on Meg's head and in ringing tones declaimed psalm 51 he then squeezed in a few words about racial stereotypes and concluded his speech in ringing tones by saying that ...
noun
[of large bell] repique (m); tañido (m) (literary); [of handbell] campanilleo (m); [of electric bell] toque (m); [of telephone] timbre (m); pitidos (m); (in ears) zumbido (m)
the metallic ringing of cash registers
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