Complete Definition of "bellows"

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English
Image:HalberstadtBurchardiChurchBellows.jpg|thumb|The bellows for a church organ

Pronunciation
audio|en-us-bellows.ogg|Audio (US)
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÉlÉÊs|-ÉlÉÊs

Noun
Image:Bellows (PSF).jpg|thumb|left|Hand bellows
Image:Old field camera.jpg|thumb|Camera with bellows
bellows (pluralia tantum)

  1. A device for delivering pressurized air in a controlled quantity to a controlled location. At its most simple terms a bellows is a container which is deformable in such a way as to alter its volume which has an outlet or outlets where one wishes to blow air.
  2. Any flexible container or enclosure, as one used to cover a moving joint.
  3. colloquial|or|archaic lungs.
  4. plural of|bellow

Related terms
belly
blow

Translations
trans-top|air blower
Finnish: t|fi|palkeet|p
German: Blasebalg m
trans-mid
Korean: í무 (pulmu)
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trans-top|any flexible container or enclosure, as one used to cover a moving joint
Finnish: t|fi|palje
trans-mid
trans-bottom

trans-top|lungs
This table is for colloquial terms meaning "lungs". For other terms, see: lung
Finnish: t|fi|palkeet|p
trans-mid
trans-bottom

ttbc-top
Latin: pulmo m
trans-bottom

Verb
bellows

  1. third-person singular of|bellow

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