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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 bel·lows /ˈbɛl(ˌ)oz, əz/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bel·lows n. sing. & pl.  An instrument, utensil, or machine, which, by alternate expansion and contraction, or by rise and fall of the top, draws in air through a valve and expels it through a tube for various purposes, as blowing fires, ventilating mines, or filling the pipes of an organ with wind.
 Bellows camera, in photography, a form of camera, which can be drawn out like an accordion or bellows.
 Hydrostatic bellows. See Hydrostatic.
 A pair of bellows, the ordinary household instrument for blowing fires, consisting of two nearly heart-shaped boards with handles, connected by leather, and having a valve and tube.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a mechanical device that blows air onto a fire to make it
          burn more fiercely [syn: blower]

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    occurs only in Jer. 6:29, in relation to the casting of metal.
    Probably they consisted of leather bags similar to those common
    in Egypt.