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Bell

Signal on a stock exchange to indicate the open and close of trading.

Bell

A traditional bell that is rung to signify the beginning or the end of a trading day. The bell on the New York Stock Exchange is one of the more famous examples. As an increasing number of securities exchanges do most or all of their trading online, a bell has become a symbol or informal term for the beginning or the end of a trading day, rather than a description of a real bell.

bell

The device that sounds to mark the open and close of each trading day on an organized securities exchange.
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English change ringing consists of ringing n tuned bells (4 [less than or equal to] n [less than or equal to] 12 with 8 quite common, in which case the bells are tuned to the notes of an octave such as C to the next lowest C) in a steady rhythm so that the bells ring some subset of the group of all possible permutations of n.
e bells will be hoisted up, one by one, through the ringing room oor to the belfry where they will be rehung by an experienced bell hanger assisted by some of the FACTFILE The proper term for bell-ring |is campanology Bells are cast, then tuned, |then sounded Change ringing began early |in the 17th century and now there are 4,000 peals in the UK every year A collection of bells is known |as a ring of bells St Mary's Church, Mirfield, |has 10 bells The main parts of a bell are |the barrel, the cannon and the clapper There are more than 7,000 | English-style rings
THE bells that ring out in Halesowen are 300 years old and to mark the occasion Halesowen Parish Church Change Ringing Society has organised a series of events throughout June.