telephone bell

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Noun1.telephone bell - electric bell that rings to signal a calltelephone bell - electric bell that rings to signal a call
electric bell - a bell activated by the magnetic effect of an electric current
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Gerald, who was on his way to the dining-room, heard the ring of the telephone bell and the call for the trunk special line.
The telephone bell rang and Tom picked up the instrument from the desk.
As Tarzan and his wife stood planning the wisest course to pursue, the telephone bell rang in the library at their right.
Here the telephone bell rang, and he had to absent himself with a smile and a bow which signified that, although literature is delightful, it is not work.

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