how to pronounce bellows

bɛloʊz

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meanings of bellows

noun:

  1. Flexible, light-tight enclosures connecting the lensboard and the camera back.
  2. Any flexible container or enclosure, as one used to cover a moving joint.
  3. Plural of bellow.
  4. The lungs.
  5. 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.
  6. That which fans the fire of hatred, jealousy, etc.

verb:

  1. To operate a bellows; to direct air at (something) using a bellows.
  2. To expand and contract like a bellows.
  3. To fold up like a bellows; to accordion.
  4. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of bellow.

name:

  1. Plural of Bellow.

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