get or try to get into communication (with someone) by telephone; "I tried to call you all night"; "Take two aspirin and call me in the morning"
the sound of a bell ringing; "the distinctive ring of the church bell"; "the ringing of the telephone"; "the tintinnabulation that so voluminously swells from the ringing and the dinging of the bells"--E. A. Poe
attach a ring to the foot of, in order to identify; "ring birds"; "band the geese to observe their migratory patterns"
an association of criminals; "police tried to break up the gang"; "a pack of thieves"
extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle; "The forest surrounds my property"
(chemistry) a chain of atoms in a molecule that forms a closed loop
sound loudly and sonorously; "the bells rang"
a toroidal shape; "a ring of ships in the harbor"; "a halo of smoke"
make (bells) ring, often for the purposes of musical edification; "Ring the bells"; "My unc
utter monotonously and repetitively and rhythmically; "The students chanted the same slogan over and over again"
the elastic tension of living muscles, arteries, etc. that facilitate response to stimuli; "the doctor tested my tonicity"
a quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color; "after several trials he mixed the shade of pink that she wanted"
(linguistics) a pitch or change in pitch of the voice that serves to distinguish words in tonal languages; "the Beijing dialect uses four tones"
(music) the distinctive property of a complex sound (a voice or noise or musical sound); "the timbre of her soprano was rich and lovely"; "the muffled tones of the broken bell summoned them to meet"
the quality of something (an act or a piece of writing) that reveals the attitudes and presuppositions of the author; "the general tone of articles appearing in the newspapers is that the government should withdraw"; "from the tone of
Telephone sound Clue Last Updated: 13/08/2019 9:00am