bellows: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (bel'ōz, -uz), [key]
  1. a device for producing a strong current of air, consisting of a chamber that can be expanded to draw in air through a valve and contracted to expel it through a tube.
  2. anything resembling or suggesting bellows in form, as the collapsible part of a camera or enlarger.
  3. the lungs.


Pronunciation: (bel'ōz), [key]
  1. 1882–1925, U.S. painter and lithographer.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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