bell ringing

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Noun1.bell ringing - the sound of someone playing a set of bellsbell ringing - the sound of someone playing a set of bells
ringing, tintinnabulation, ring - the sound of a bell ringing; "the distinctive ring of the church bell"; "the ringing of the telephone"; "the tintinnabulation that so voluminously swells from the ringing and the dinging of the bells"--E. A. Poe
2.bell ringing - persuasion of voters in a political campaignbell ringing - persuasion of voters in a political campaign
persuasion, suasion - the act of persuading (or attempting to persuade); communication intended to induce belief or action
3.bell ringing - playing a set of bells that are (usually) hung in a towerbell ringing - playing a set of bells that are (usually) hung in a tower
music - musical activity (singing or whistling etc.); "his music was his central interest"
change ringing - ringing tuned bells in a fixed order that is continually changing
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One night, a few days after James had left, I had eaten my hay and was lying down in my straw fast asleep, when I was suddenly roused by the stable bell ringing very loud.
And the time we were so scared over that bell ringing in the house," grinned Peter.
Dubai: As part of its active role in promoting gender equality and empowering women in the capital markets sector, the Dubai Financial Market (DFM) on Wednesday hosted a bell ringing ceremony in celebration of International Women's Day.
PSE) held its ceremonial closing bell ringing events on separate occasions last week at its Ayala and Tektite trading floors.
A shortage of new recruits is putting the future of bell ringing in jeopardy, it is claimed.
In effect, the bells rang for 8 hours that day--one hour on each vote that being the maximum time available for bell ringing in accordance with our House of Assembly Rules.
The significant event that took place yesterday (2) was the inauguration of the Bell Ringing Ceremony, from the purpose built platform on the trading floor, at the CSE s World Trade Center offices to open the day s trading.
BELL ringing enthusiasts are set to take part in an festival for over 50s - and highlight their art to more people.
On six special evenings during the late night tower opening season, members of the public will also be allowed to enter the bell ringing chamber, which is rarely open to visitors.
But after watching others and giving it a try himself, it was the actual bell ringing itself which became his new passion.