change ringing
noun Date: 1872 the art or practice of ringing a set of tuned bells (as in the bell tower of a church) in continually varying order

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  • Change ringing — Change Change, n. [F. change, fr. changer. See {Change}. v. t.] 1. Any variation or alteration; a passing from one state or form to another; as, a change of countenance; a change of habits or principles. [1913 Webster] Apprehensions of a change… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • change-ringing — n. ringing tuned bells in a fixed order that is continually changing. See {change[9]}, n. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • change ringing — n. the act of ringing a series of different changes on a set of bells tuned together …   English World dictionary

  • change-ringing — see ↑ring the changes below. • • • Main Entry: ↑change …   Useful english dictionary

  • Change ringing — Triples redirects here. For other uses, see Triple (disambiguation). Bell ringing practice in Stoke Gabriel parish church, Devon, England Change ringing is the art of ringing a set of tuned bells in a series of mathematical patterns called… …   Wikipedia

  • Change Ringing — Wechselläuten (auch Variationsläuten, engl. Change Ringing) ist eine hauptsächlich im angelsächsischen Kulturraum verbreitete Kunstform des Glockenläutens. Drei bis zwölf, manchmal mehr, selten aber über sechzehn Glocken werden reihum geläutet,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Change ringing — Wechselläuten (auch Variationsläuten, engl. Change Ringing) ist eine hauptsächlich im angelsächsischen Kulturraum verbreitete Kunstform des Glockenläutens. Drei bis zwölf, manchmal mehr, selten aber über sechzehn Glocken werden reihum geläutet,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • change ringing — the art of ringing a series of tuned bells of different tones, as those hung in a church tower, according to any of various orderly sequences. [1870 75] * * * Traditional English art of ringing tower or hand bells in a succession of different… …   Universalium

  • change ringing — noun ringing tuned bells in a fixed order that is continually changing • Hypernyms: ↑bell ringing, ↑carillon, ↑carillon playing * * * noun : the art or practice of ringing a set of tuned bells in continually varying order in such a way as to… …   Useful english dictionary

  • change ringing — change′ ring ing n. mad the art of ringing changes in various sequences on a peal of bells • Etymology: 1870–75 …   From formal English to slang

  • change-ringing — noun the ringing of sets of church bells or handbells in a constantly varying order. Derivatives change ringer noun …   English new terms dictionary

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