tintinnabulation


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tintinnabulation

the act or an instance of the ringing or pealing of bells
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The packed event raised more than $2,000 for MHA of Macon County's programs, and organizers hope to have the tintinnabulation (ringing of bells) annually.
Tintinnabulation of vacillating pendulums in inverted, metallic, resonant cups.
The regimented, gloomy world of West Point, with all its staring eyes and missing hearts, forms a perfectly plausible back story to the real-life Poe's penchant for tintinnabulation, morbidity, and pale young women, first initial L." ADA CALHOUN
The undiscovered country is love and compassion and an inkling into the sufferings of others and the smack of lightning and the tintinnabulation of a small rain on the Hogan roof and the joy in the feeling for life.
Silver ones tinkle on joyous sleigh rides; gold wedding bells rhyme and chime in euphony: All the heavens, seem to twinkle With a crystalline delight; Keeping time, time, time, In a sort of Runic rhyme, To the tintinnabulation that so musically wells From the bells, bells, bells, bells, Bells, bells, bells-- From the jingling and the tinkling of the bells.
They have to be 'useful.' They 'sound' as if they are, because that is the tintinnabulation of reasons that echo in their consciousness.
Part pioneered a musical technique called "tintinnabulation" (from the Latin word for "little bells"), in which a single triad, the most basic chord, predominates in one or more voices.
The other top vote-getters, in alphabetical order, are callipygian, conundrum, delightful, flummox, hope, ineffable, isthmus, language, lovely, murmur, oxymoron, quintessential, squelch, and tintinnabulation. Winners all!
On the contrary, Pieper wrote with a glittering simplicity--for once a genuinely deceptive simplicity--but the tintinnabulation of unleisured life deafens us to such quiet dignity.
Now let your mind conceive how the metallic boy-voices were mingled with all the gentle tintinnabulation of the glockenspiel, cymbals, triangle etc.
The mills are recharged with new balls daily, a morning ritual that rings in the new day with the tintinnabulation of balls rolling down feed pipes to the mill feed chutes.