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door·bell

 (dôr′bĕl′)
n.
A bell, chime, or buzzer outside a door that is rung to announce the presence of a visitor or caller.
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doorbell

(ˈdɔːbɛl)
n
a bell that is rung by visitors to a house to alert someone inside to their arrival
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door•bell

(ˈdɔrˌbɛl, ˈdoʊr-)

n.
a bell, chime, or buzzer connected with a door, rung by persons seeking admittance, making a delivery, etc.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.doorbell - a push button at an outer door that gives a ringing or buzzing signal when pusheddoorbell - a push button at an outer door that gives a ringing or buzzing signal when pushed
night bell - a doorbell to be used at night
push button, button, push - an electrical switch operated by pressing; "the elevator was operated by push buttons"; "the push beside the bed operated a buzzer at the desk"
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Translations
zvonek
dørklokke
ovikello
zvonce
玄関の呼び鈴
초인종
hišni zvonec
dörrklocka
กริ่งประตู
chuông cửa

doorbell

[ˈdɔːbel] Ntimbre m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

doorbell

[ˈdɔːrbɛl] nsonnette f
to ring the doorbell → sonner
Suddenly the doorbell rang → Soudain, on a sonné.door chain nchaîne f de sûretédoor handle npoignée f de porte
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

doorbell

[ˈdɔːˌbɛl] ncampanello
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

doorbell

جَرَسُ الباب zvonek dørklokke Türklingel κουδούνι πόρτας timbre, timbre de la puerta ovikello sonnette zvonce campanello 玄関の呼び鈴 초인종 deurbel dørklokke dzwonek u drzwi campainha da porta дверной звонок dörrklocka กริ่งประตู kapı zili chuông cửa 门铃
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009
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It was well after closing time, and she was just about to leave the kitchen when she heard the door chime.
LBC Credit Partners has provided a USD12.5-million senior secured term loan to support the acquisition of HeathCo LLC by Transom Capital Group, allowing HeathCo to operate as a standalone entity and focus on existing and planned corporate initiatives to expand on its position in the motion-activated lighting and door chime space, the company said.
HeathCo will operate as a standalone entity and focus on existing and planned corporate initiatives to expand on its position as the market leader in the motion-activated lighting and door chime space.
"Miss," said the cashier, "you're blocking the door." The door chime kept sounding.
Or do we go back to that era of safe "door chime humour" when Terry Scott and Charlie Drake had us splitting our sides with their harmless oneliners.
Officially licensed by the Star Trek people (although I can't tell you if William Shatner's got one) this motion-sensitive door chime is modelled on the original old-school communicator panels off the USS Enterprise and features three distinctive sound effects; a push-button Communicator Whistle, Door Opening sound and a Red Alert alarm - just in case any interplanetary invaders decide to drop-by for a spot of late night, post-pub abduction and invasive experimentation.
While the headlights act as a heat source, a repurposed dashboard fan circulates air; a door chime and single light assembly transforms into an alarm system for caregivers if the heating mechanism goes awry.
Mr Lane, who joine d Byron in 2001, is credite d with building up the company's share of the door chime market to 40 per cent.
A BROMSGROVE door chime specialist is glowing with success after launching two new products at the UK's premier lighting show.
It said: 'Should your door chime activate intermittently, for no reason at all, it is possible that a similar unit is operating nearby on the same frequency.'
Next, I bought a wireless door chime. Several times a day, I ring the door bell and ask a student to "answer the door" (answer one of the questions).
PIR wire-free door chime - infrared detects a visitor and sounds a chime, next the push bell will ring a different sound, confirming your visitor, approx pounds 70, Friedland (020 7689 0593)