Pronunciation: (bel'ōz, -uz), [key]
—n. (used with a sing. or pl. v.)
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]
George Wesley, 1882–1925, U.S. painter and lithographer.
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