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Onomatopoeia for Physical Objects [closed]

Here's something I was thinking about the other day: is there a word like "onomatopoeia" that can be used to describe words that sound like what they describe? This can include, for example, seeing a ...
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Word for the sound made while vomiting

Which word can I use to describe the sound somebody makes while vomiting? Is burp the right word for it?
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What Sound (onomatopoeia) does a launching Rocket make? [closed]

I searched all the internet and comics but couldn't find any onomatopoeia for Rocket blasting into space. Any ideas?
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Interjection for the sound of a bell

I saw this other question, but it's not quite what I'm asking. A bell makes a sound. How would you write that sound in English? As an interjection, e.g. "boom!" I'm sure it varies with the type and ...
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English counterpart to Japanese signal word, “Dokkoisho”

What is an English counterpart to the Japanese signal word, “Dokkoisho” uttered unconsciously in such case as sitting down on the bench? When you get old, it becomes tough to move your body. We ...