campanology [kam΄pə näl′ə jē]
[ModL campanologie < LL campana (see CAMPANILE) + L -logia, -LOGY]
1. the study of bells
2. the art of bell ringing

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  • Campanology — Cam pa*nol o*gy, n. [LL. campana bell + logy.] The art of ringing bells, or a treatise on the art. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • campanology — ► NOUN ▪ the art or practice of bell ringing. DERIVATIVES campanological adjective campanologist noun. ORIGIN from Latin campana bell …   English terms dictionary

  • Campanology — and sounded as well as the various methods devised to perform bell ringing. In particular, it is common to collect together a set of tuned bells and treat the whole as one musical instrument. Such collections such as a Flemish carillon, a Russian …   Wikipedia

  • campanology — noun Etymology: New Latin campanologia, from Late Latin campana + New Latin o + logia logy Date: circa 1823 the art of bell ringing …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • campanology — campanological /kam peuh nl oj i keuhl/, adj. campanologically, adv. campanologist, campanologer, n. /kam peuh nol euh jee/, n. the principles or art of making bells, bell ringing, etc. [1670 80; < NL campanologia = LL campan(a) bell (see… …   Universalium

  • campanology — noun The study of bells; their casting, tuning and ringing. It does not, contrary to popular belief, mean bell ringing alone …   Wiktionary

  • campanology — cam|pa|nol|o|gy [ˌkæmpəˈnɔlədʒi US ˈna: ] n [U] formal [Date: 1800 1900; : Modern Latin; Origin: campanologia, from Late Latin campana bell ] the skill of ringing bells, and the study of bells …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • campanology — cam|pa|nol|o|gy [ ,kæmpə nalədʒi ] noun uncount the skill or study of ringing bells …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • campanology — the art of bell ringing Sciences and Studies …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • campanology — n. art of bell ringing …   English contemporary dictionary

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