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ˈdɔrˌbɛl, ˈdoʊr-door·bell

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. doorbell, bell, buzzernoun

    a push button at an outer door that gives a ringing or buzzing signal when pushed

Wiktionary

  1. doorbellnoun

    A device on or adjacent to an outer door for announcing one's presence. It can be mechanical, directly sounding a bell, or a button that electrically sounds a chime or buzzer inside the building.

  2. doorbellnoun

    A button that actives an electric doorbell.

  3. doorbellverb

    To ring many doorbells in an effort to contact people and thereby spread information or solicit.

  4. doorbellverb

    To ring many doorbells of (target people or an area) in an effort to contact people and thereby spread information or solicit.

    We doorbelled the whole district in an effort to get out the vote.

Freebase

  1. Doorbell

    A doorbell is a signaling device typically placed near an entry door to a building. When a visitor presses a button the bell rings inside the building, alerting the occupant to the presence of the visitor. Although the first doorbells were mechanical, activated by pulling a cord, modern doorbells are electric — they are actuated by an electric switch. A precursor to the electric doorbell, specifically a bell that could be rung at a distance via an electric wire was invented by Joseph Henry around 1831. An early patent for an electric door bell, patent 237,455, was obtained in 1881 by Edwin Swan of Indiana for an "illuminated electric push button".

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of doorbell in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of doorbell in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of doorbell in a Sentence

  1. Anonymous:

    Opportunity may knock only once, but temptation leans on the doorbell.

  2. John Kunze:

    In some markets home delivery is important and in those markets we do offer home delivery, where a courier will show up, ring your doorbell and give you an envelope with cash.

  3. Arlene Lightfoot-Franklin:

    Both Lightfoot-Franklin and Both Lightfoot-Franklin husband reportedly called the campus and the Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School Districts transportation department repeatedly. Where is he ? The school doesnt know. The transportation doesnt know, Arlene Lightfoot-Franklin said. So we were just riding around, looking for him. I didnt know where I was going. I just knew I would take the route to the school. PENNSYLVANIA GROUP DELIVERS THOUSANDS OF COOKIES TO FRONTLINE WORKERS DURING PANDEMIC After driving around theMiramesa neighborhood of Cypress, Arlene Lightfoot-Franklin received a notification that Arlene Lightfoot-Franklin Ring doorbell camera detected activity at Arlene Lightfoot-Franklin front door. I dont know if your mommys here. Is Arlene Lightfoot-Franklin usually here, baby ? asked a mystery woman who appeared at the familys front door with Colton. Do you know mommys phone number ? the woman said. According to a post shared by Lightfoot-Franklin on Saturday, the woman, identified as Kim, said she found Colton running frantically down West Road. She said it looked like he was running for his life, Arlene Lightfoot-Franklin said. Because it was Coltons first day back in the classroom, his teacher had placed a sticker with his address on his shirt. Kims daughter noticed the sticker, prompting her toput the address in her phone and found out she was about half a mile away. After driving towards his house, Colton began to recognize things and told Kim which way to turn. After waiting outside Coltons house, Lightfoot-Franklin eventually pulled up and proceeded to run and hug her son.The two mothersthen shared a hug. Theres nothing that we can do to repay her, like, she didnt have to stop. She couldve went on about her day. But she took the time to notice a little boy in trouble. Especially in this climate that were going through. Coronavirus. Everything. She took the time and risked her family being exposed to a stranger. She gave me a hug, knowing Im a stranger. That just shows that there are people still out there and compassionate that care about one another. We just want to thank her. I dont know what we can do, but I just want to formally thank her. Colton was back on the bus Friday, and he got off at the right bus stop to make it home before 5 p.m. Lightfoot-Franklin did not immediately return FoxNews request for comment. TEXAS PARAMEDIC RESCUES DOG THAT FELL OFF 70-FOOT CLIFF The Franklins reportedly have said the school district has apologized and is investigating to find out what exactly happened. But in a statement to KHOUfrom Leslie Francis, the school districtsassistant superintendent of communication and community relations, didnt acknowledge that.

  4. Nathan Phillips:

    If you smell it, it’s already a potentially dangerous situation and even ringing a doorbell or making a cell phone call or any small spark in an environment that has gas you can smell can lead to combustion, you get everyone out of the house first, and then you make the phone call after you’re outside your house.

  5. Latino President Darryl Morin:

    Never once did he knock on the door or ring, press the ring doorbell to get ahold of the person inside to try to deliver the package, the only information this driver had that could serve as a trigger for this deep-seated hate was the name on the package. The addressee, the person [to] whom the package was addressed, had never met this individual in their life.

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