bellows bellows  /ˈbɛ loʊz/


  • (n) a mechanical device that blows a strong current of air; used to make a fire burn more fiercely or to sound a musical instrument


  1. The heart is self-evidently a pump; the lungs are clearly bellows.
  2. The sounds of construction would have mixed with the bleats and bellows of sacrificial animals for sale in streetside shops.
  3. Areas of the park's topography inflate like a bellows because of magma infusing into volcanic chambers about 6 miles below the surface.


  1. Chord Overstreet: Solo Show at The Roxy!

    Chord Overstreet rocks a black leather jacket as he leaves a party at Bootsy Bellows on Friday night (June 14) in West Hollywood, Calif. The 24-year-old Glee actor recently announced that he will be performing a solo show at The Roxy on July 20th! PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Chord Overstreet “Hey y’all! [...]
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Just Jared Jr.

  2. Bellows Falls drug suspect turns himself in

    Thursday June 13, 2013 BELLOWS FALLS -- The man police had been searching for since executing a search warrant on an Atkinson Street property last week turned himself in Monday.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Brattleboro Reformer

  3. Green Mountain Railroad wants to build propane distribution center in Bellows Falls

    Thursday June 13, 2013 BELLOWS FALLS -- Green Mountain Railroad is interested in building a propane distribution center on the Vermont side of the tracks and creating a fenced-in area for bulk tank truck access, according to Acting Municipal Manager Willis D. "Chip" Stearns.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Brattleboro Reformer

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  1. "You can walk into any bar in Germany," says Rob Hyman, cofounder of the band, "and sing 'Johnny B' and they're going to go . . . He throws a fist in the air and in a soused Teutonic accent bellows, the Hooters!"
    on Feb 4, 2008 By: Rob Hyman Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

  2. "He said, 'I'm OK,' or words to that effect," Dodd said. "It's not a medical conclusion, but when he bellows, he's usually in pretty good shape."
    on Jan 20, 2009 By: Chris Dodd Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. "In breathing, bird lungs don't expand and contract," Sereno said by telephone from Mendoza, Argentina, where he is attending an international palaeontological meeting. "Instead birds have a system of bellows air sacs that shunt air through...
    on Sep 30, 2008 By: Paul Sereno Source:

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