What does doorbell mean?

Definitions for doorbell
ˈdɔrˌbɛl, ˈdoʊr-door·bell

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. doorbell, bell, buzzer(noun)

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

Wiktionary

  1. doorbell(Noun)

    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. doorbell(Noun)

    A button that actives an electric doorbell.

  3. doorbell(Verb)

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

  4. doorbell(Verb)

    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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  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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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. Showrunner Steve Molaro:

    He had a line in the script where he told Leonard and Koothrappali, ‘Don’t ring my doorbell or my poodles will go crazy,'.

  2. Anonymous:

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

  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. Interim Police Chief Ed Kraus:

    My intent was to meet with Aaron Dean today to terminate Aaron Dean employment with the Fort Worth Police Department. However, the officer tendered his resignation this morning before we met, even though he no longer works for the city, we will continue the administrative investigation as if he did. The case will be completed and reviewed by the chain of command. NEIGHBOR WHO CALLED 911 ABOUT JEFFERSONS HOME SAYS ALL THEY NEEDED TO DO IS RING THE DOORBELL Bouquets of flowers and stuffed animals piling up outside the Fort Worth home on Monday, where a 28-year-old black woman was shot and killed by a white police officer. ( AP).

  5. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Brilliantly disguised as Hard work, Opportunity always knocks only once, and hence gets missed by many. Temptations, on the other hand, lean on the doorbell and get the welcome reception. Successful persons recognize the true Opportunity hidden within the challenge, and turn it into a great Success Story. Recognize and welcome the Opportunity, when she knocks on your door. Good luck!

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