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car·il·lon

 (kăr′ə-lŏn′, -lən)
n.
1. A stationary set of chromatically tuned bells in a tower, usually played from a keyboard.
2. A composition written or arranged for these bells.
intr.v. car·il·lonned, car·il·lon·ning, car·il·lons
To play a carillon.

[French, alteration of Old French quarregnon, from Late Latin quaterniō, quaterniōn-, set of four; see quaternion.]

carillon

(kəˈrɪljən)
n
1. (Instruments) a set of bells usually hung in a tower and played either by keys and pedals or mechanically
2. (Music, other) a tune played on such bells
3. (Instruments) an organ stop giving the effect of a bell
4. (Instruments) a form of celesta or keyboard glockenspiel
vb, -lons, -lonning or -lonned
(Music, other) (intr) to play a carillon
[C18: from French: set of bells, from Old French quarregnon, ultimately from Latin quattuor four]

car•il•lon

(ˈkær əˌlɒn, -lən; esp. Brit. kəˈrɪl yən)

n.
1. a set of stationary bells hung in a tower and sounded by manual or pedal action or by machinery.
2. an electronic instrument imitative of the sound of the carillon.
[1765–75; < French: set of bells]

carillon


Past participle: carillonned
Gerund: carillonning

Imperative
carillon
carillon
Present
I carillon
you carillon
he/she/it carillons
we carillon
you carillon
they carillon
Preterite
I carillonned
you carillonned
he/she/it carillonned
we carillonned
you carillonned
they carillonned
Present Continuous
I am carillonning
you are carillonning
he/she/it is carillonning
we are carillonning
you are carillonning
they are carillonning
Present Perfect
I have carillonned
you have carillonned
he/she/it has carillonned
we have carillonned
you have carillonned
they have carillonned
Past Continuous
I was carillonning
you were carillonning
he/she/it was carillonning
we were carillonning
you were carillonning
they were carillonning
Past Perfect
I had carillonned
you had carillonned
he/she/it had carillonned
we had carillonned
you had carillonned
they had carillonned
Future
I will carillon
you will carillon
he/she/it will carillon
we will carillon
you will carillon
they will carillon
Future Perfect
I will have carillonned
you will have carillonned
he/she/it will have carillonned
we will have carillonned
you will have carillonned
they will have carillonned
Future Continuous
I will be carillonning
you will be carillonning
he/she/it will be carillonning
we will be carillonning
you will be carillonning
they will be carillonning
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been carillonning
you have been carillonning
he/she/it has been carillonning
we have been carillonning
you have been carillonning
they have been carillonning
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been carillonning
you will have been carillonning
he/she/it will have been carillonning
we will have been carillonning
you will have been carillonning
they will have been carillonning
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been carillonning
you had been carillonning
he/she/it had been carillonning
we had been carillonning
you had been carillonning
they had been carillonning
Conditional
I would carillon
you would carillon
he/she/it would carillon
we would carillon
you would carillon
they would carillon
Past Conditional
I would have carillonned
you would have carillonned
he/she/it would have carillonned
we would have carillonned
you would have carillonned
they would have carillonned
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.carillon - set of bells hung in a bell tower
chime, gong, bell - a percussion instrument consisting of a set of tuned bells that are struck with a hammer; used as an orchestral instrument
2.carillon - playing a set of bells that are (usually) hung in a towercarillon - 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
Translations

carillon

[kəˈrɪljən] Ncarillón m

carillon

nGlockenspiel nt

carillon

[kəˈrɪljən] ncarillon m inv
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