electric bell

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Noun1.electric bell - a bell activated by the magnetic effect of an electric currentelectric bell - a bell activated by the magnetic effect of an electric current
bell - a hollow device made of metal that makes a ringing sound when struck
electromagnet - a temporary magnet made by coiling wire around an iron core; when current flows in the coil the iron becomes a magnet
telephone bell - electric bell that rings to signal a call
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Electric bells and speaking-tubes afforded communication with the lower stories; while on the mantel stood an electric clock, precisely like that in Mr.
He considered himself entitled, at Hampton Court on a holiday, to forget the very names of Cardinal Wolsey or William of Orange; but he could hardly be dragged from some details about the arrangement of the electric bells in the neighboring hotel.
Wooden balconies and overhanging eaves had been added to them, so that, in the language of the advertisement, there were vacant three eligible Swiss-built villas, with sixteen rooms, no basement, electric bells, hot and cold water, and every modern convenience, including a common tennis lawn, to be let at L100 a year, or L1,500 purchase.
There was no one about, but under an electric bell was written
This is a good house; look at the knocker and the electric bell.