a European heath, Erica cinerea, having prostrate branches with terminal clusters of red flowers.
an ericaceous shrub, Erica cinerea See heath (sense 2)
a person who is employed, especially by a hotel, to carry guests’ luggage, run errands, etc. Also, bell-hop. to work as a bellhop. Historical Examples Highways in Hiding George Oliver Smith Highways in Hiding George Oliver Smith Boy Scouts in Glacier Park Walter Prichard Eaton Makers Cory Doctorow What The Left Hand Was Doing Gordon […]
- Bell housing
a flared casing that encloses a clutch assembly.
- Bell jar
a bell-shaped glass jar or cover for protecting delicate instruments, bric-a-brac, or the like, or for containing gases or a vacuum in chemical experiments. a novel (1963) by Sylvia Plath. Contemporary Examples Ted Hughes’s Brother on Losing Sylvia Plath Gerald Hughes December 1, 2014 Historical Examples Common Science Carleton W. Washburne Common Science Carleton W. […]
- Bell lap
the final lap in a race of repeated circuits, signaled by the ringing of a bell.