What does doorbell mean?

Definitions for doorbell
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.

Wikipedia

  1. Doorbell

    A doorbell is a signaling device typically placed near a door to a building's entrance. 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 connected to a bell, modern doorbells are electric, operated by a pushbutton switch. Modern doorbells often incorporate intercoms and miniature video cameras to increase security.

ChatGPT

  1. doorbell

    A doorbell is a device typically mounted on or near a door, which a person can use to make a sound, usually a ring or a chime, as an alert to the occupants inside that there is someone at the door seeking their attention. It can be activated either by a push button or, in more advanced systems, by motion or presence detection.

Wikidata

  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. 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.

  2. 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,'.

  3. Mary Zimmer:

    This family has been adopted by someone in the community. And when I say adopted, I mean businesses, church groups, organizations have come together every night, rung their doorbell and brought a gift to this family. Every night, big gifts, loving gifts.

  4. Susan Pfannmuller/AP Crump:

    He merely rang the doorbell. That was it, and the owner of the home shoots through the door, hitting him in the head and then shoots him a second time.

  5. 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.

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