Definition of Bell-shaped

1. Adjective. Having a convex shape that resembles a bell.

Similar to: Bulging, Convex

Definition of Bell-shaped

1. Adjective. Having a shape or cross-section like the cross-section of a bell. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bell-shaped

bell-bottom trousers
bell-bottomed trousers
bell-shaped (current term)
bell-shaped crown
bell-shaped curve
bell animalcule
bell animalcules
bell apple
bell arch
bell bearer
bell book
bell boy
bell buoy
bell buoys
bell captain
bell captains

Literary usage of Bell-shaped

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Flora of the Southern United States: Containing an Abridged Description of by Alvan Wentworth Chapman (1897)
"Corolla bell-shaped, with ovate obtuse appendages. Stamens inserted on the base of the corolla : filaments broad and Hat. Style cylindrical from a conical ..."

2. Gray's School and Field Book of Botany: Consisting of "First Lessons in by Asa Gray (1880)
"... the open bell- shaped corolla 1J' - 2' long, sometimes double. и- +- Stigmas and cells of the pod 5 : calyx with re flexed leafy appendages. ..."

3. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1915)
"Lvs. in a rosette: fls. bell-shaped, pale yellow outside and bright yellow inside ... Fis. bell-shaped, rather large, brown, checkered with green inside and ..."

4. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"root-lvs. tufted, short-petioled, ovate, glandular-dentate, shining : calyx lobes linear, erect, a third shorter than the bell-shaped corolla : us. nodding, ..."

5. The Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1896)
"The dumb-bell-shaped bone is of small size, its total length being on a average about 8 mm., the greatest transverse diameter of the anterior nodule 4 mm., ..."

6. Building Construction and Superintendence by Frank Eugene Kidder (1915)
"bell-shaped ROOFS. If the vertical section of a roof is bell-shaped, instead of conical, furring-pieces cut to the desired curve should be spiked to the top ..."

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