Definition of bell-like in English:

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bell-like

adjective

1Producing a clear musical sound like that of a bell: her clear bell-like voice
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  • His instrument was also impeccably tuned, notes attaining bell-like clarity.
  • Listening to Moravec's readings, I was struck by how often Debussy turned to bell-like sonorities in his piano music.
  • The Brabant Ensemble generally does it full justice, with its clear, steady tone: the bell-like soprano sound is particularly attractive.
2Shaped like a bell: bell-like flowers
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  • Soft blue bell-like flowers are formed loosely in a spike that emerge from the center above the leaves.
  • For example, we usually think of cycles as having a regular, bell-like shape.
  • The dress had a cream-colored top and large, bell-like sleeves.

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