bellowing

Definitions

  • Two Blacksmiths Working the Bellows
    Two Blacksmiths Working the Bellows
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n bellowing a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal) "his bellow filled the hallway"
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Additional illustrations & photos:

The Ox Bellowed and Run Away 382 The Ox Bellowed and Run Away 382

Quotations

  • Proverb
    Proverb
    “He who allows his day to pass by without practicing generosity and enjoying life's pleasures is like a blacksmith's bellows. He breathes, but does not live.”

Usage

In literature:

How many new "nozzles" grandmother had to pay for her poor bellows that winter I should really be afraid to say!
"Grandmother Dear" by Mrs. Molesworth
The bellows, being expanded by the wind, pulls down the pallet in the wind-chest; the bellows does all the hard work.
"The Recent Revolution in Organ Building" by George Laing Miller
I noticed that the smoke rushed out as if blasted through a pair of bellows.
"The Lone Ranche" by Captain Mayne Reid
Little by little the heifer's frenzy was worn out, until at last she retired to a distance and pawed the ground and bellowed.
"Black Bruin" by Clarence Hawkes
Bellow after bellow made the air tremble, or at least pulsate.
"Chums in Dixie" by St. George Rathborne
Mantelish took a deep breath and began bellowing like a wounded thunder-ork.
"Legacy" by James H Schmitz
On these occasions our captain would bellow and foam at the mouth, like a mad bull, up and down the quarter-deck.
"Frank Mildmay" by Captain Frederick Marryat
Instantly the bull rose, with a hideous bellow, and stood for one moment irresolute, glaring at its new enemies.
"The Gorilla Hunters" by R.M. Ballantyne
Just a little before daybreak they were all wakened by the bellowing of the oxen and the barking of dogs.
"Hunting the Lions" by R.M. Ballantyne
The first difficulty was the bellows.
"Jarwin and Cuffy" by R.M. Ballantyne
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In poetry:

"If she the mystic bellows take in hand,
Who like the fair can that machine command?
O mayst thou ne'er by Æolus be seen,
For he would sure demand thee for his queen!
"Colemira : A Culinary Eclogue" by William Shenstone
The Judge left the Court, looking deeply disgusted:
But the Snark, though a little aghast,
As the lawyer to whom the defense was entrusted,
Went bellowing on to the last.
"The Hunting Of The Snark " by Lewis Carroll
"If she the mystic bellows take in hand,
Who like the fair can that machine command?
O mayst thou ne'er by Æolus be seen,
For he would sure demand thee for his queen!
"Colemira. A Culinary Eclogue" by William Shenstone
I don't want to cover his face with handkerchiefs
that he may get used to the death he carries.
Go, Ignacio, feel not the hot bellowing
Sleep, fly, rest, even the sea dies!
"Lament For Ignacio Sanchez Mejias" by Federico Garcia Lorca
But waked, and found myself in the vivid dusk
Plunging the deep and icy floor, gone gray
With bellowing shapes of morning, and the gay
Sunshaft through me like an ivory tusk.
"Hero" by Paul Engle
I answer "If that ruffian Jones
Should recognise me here,
He'd bellow out my name in tones
Offensive to the ear:
He chaffs me so on being stout
(A thing that always puts me out)."
"Size And Tears" by Lewis Carroll

In news:

Among its hits was the song "Rise," featuring a verse that included the bellowing refrain "Anger is an energy.".
Mix hip-hop vocals and elements of punk with wailing saxophones, blaring trumpets, staccato trombones, pounding drums and the low bellow of a lone sousaphone, and you'll get an idea of what their sonic frenzy sounds like.
Hunter Pence had no speech prepared and no motivational bellows to provide.
Saul Bellow and John Updike managed to win more awards.
George Bellows, Iconoclast With a Heart.
During the early years of this century, George Bellows thrived on a reputation as one of America's most daring artists.
David Arquette's Bootsy Bellows Dinner Theater Brings Back Old-Timey Sunset Strip Burlesque.
It is coming from the works of George Bellows and Joan Miró , both the subjects of major exhibitions at the National Gallery.
Bellows played semipro baseball while attending Ohio State, but in 1904 he left both behind—"My brains were as innocent as college could make them"—and moved to New York to become an illustrator.
Musical note sends gator into bellowing ecstasy.
The Champlain Valley Union High School football team staged a massive comeback with just six minutes left in Friday's playoff game against Bellows Free Academy-St.
"The Sand Cart," a 1917 oil by George Wesley Bellows Photo provided Photo provided.
Oblong vacuum cups and bellows fit most vacuum equipment used for pick-and-place of cylindrical objects.
That is why she was thrilled when Kilgore Fire Chief John Bellows ap-proached her about helping organize and promote Kilgore's first SAFFE Day.
The Show-Me-State has Spent-The-Money when it comes to an elk reintroduction project that has the state auditor bellowing loud, angry bugles over cost overruns in Missouri's effort to bring elk back to the state.
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In science:

Our method follows the line of Ref. and is briefly described bellow.
Quasi-long-range order in nematics confined in random porous media
Recently, the various experiments have established the fact that the underdoped cuprate superconductors exhibit a pseudogap behavior bellow a characteristic temperature T ∗ which can be well above the superconducting transition temperature Tc .
Scenario of pseudogap in underdoped cuprate
The helium-4 experiment, which provides a more direct test of Zurek’s predictions, has now been performed, twice, by a group in Lancaster, using an apparatus comprising a small chamber filled with helium whose sides were formed of bellows so that it could be rapidly expanded.
Testing cosmological defect formation in the laboratory
In particular, vortices might have been nucleated by hydrodynamic effects at the bellows, and a particular concern attached to the capillary tube used to fill the chamber which was closed at its outer end, so that fluid was injected into the chamber on each expansion.
Testing cosmological defect formation in the laboratory
The latter lies twelve orders of magnitude bellow the energy density of the inducing magnetic field.
Gravitational waves and cosmic magnetism; a cosmological approach
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