(n.) = bell ; timbre ; doorbell. Ex: In addition, one must not forget such mundane matters as door bells (front and back), a closing bell, fire bells, security alarms and possibly others all of which must be noticeably different. Ex: The resulting music shares several attributes with ambient music -- its emphasis on texture and timbre, the absence of rhythm, and its adherence to the dictate that ambient music should be uneventful. Ex: The delay seems even longer with the second doorbell that I have set to chime once, as opposed to the front doorbell which chimes twice. ---- * impuesto del timbre = stamp duty. * timbre de la puerta = doorbell.