Definition of Sound bow

1. Noun. Contact (the part of a bell) against which the clapper strikes.

Group relationships: Bell
Generic synonyms: Contact, Tangency



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sound Bow

soumings
soums
sound-alike
sound-alikes
sound-board
sound-card
sound alphabet
sound as a bell
sound asleep
sound asleep(p)
sound barrier
sound barriers
sound bite
sound bites
sound bow (current term)
sound box
sound boxes
sound camera
sound card
sound cards
sound change
sound changes
sound effect
sound effects
sound energy
sound engineer
sound engineering
sound film
sound hole

Literary usage of Sound bow

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

1. The Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by John Timbs (1858)
"Indeed, the sound-bow of this bell is fuller outside than tho Paris bell, because it is thicker ; so much so, that a straight edge laid externally against ..."

2. Appletons' Cyclopædia of Applied Mechanics: A Dictionary of Mechanical by Appleton, firm, publishers, New York (1878)
"The various parts of a bell are the clapper or tongue, the clapper-bolt, the yoke, canon or ear, mouth, sound-bow, shoulder, and barrel. ..."

3. Spons' Dictionary of Engineering, Civil, Mechanical, Military, and Naval by Edward Spon (1874)
"In peals of bells the sound-bow is generally put, S = -08 xD for the triple ; S = • 07 xD for the tenor ; and the intermediate bells in the peal, ..."

4. Spons' Dictionary of Engineering, Civil, Mechanical, Military, and Naval by Edward Spon (1869)
"In peals of bells the sound-bow is generally put, 8 = -08 x D for the triple ; S = -07 x D for the tenor ; and the intermediate bells in the peal, ..."

5. Knight's American Mechanical Dictionary: A Description of Tools, Instruments by Edward Henry Knight (1876)
"Sound-bow. That part of the bell on which the clapper strikes. The sound-bow is the point of greatest thickness, and is considered as unity in stating the ..."

6. The Practical Brass and Iron Founder's Guide: A Treatise on Brass Founding by James Larkin (1892)
"From the sound-bow to the circumference of the mouth the thickness also decreases. 4. The diameter of the mouth of the bell should be twice as large as that ..."

7. The Practical Brass and Iron Founder's Guide: A Treatise on Brass Founding by James Larkin (1892)
"From the sound-bow to the circumference of the mouth the thickness also decreases. 4. The diameter of the mouth of the bell should be twice as large as that ..."

8. Technology Quarterly and Proceedings of the Society of Arts by Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Society of Arts (1905)
"the sound bow is thin, being, proportionally, not a great deal thicker than the sides of the bell as shown in the other section. ..."

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