HyperDic: chime

English > 2 senses of the word chime:
NOUNartifactchime, bell, gonga percussion instrument consisting of a set of tuned bells that are struck with a hammer
VERBperceptionchimeemit a sound
chime > pronunciation
Soundschay'm
RhymesAnaheim ... wintertime: 52 rhymes with aym...
English > chime: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA percussion instrument consisting of a set of tuned bells that are struck with a hammer; used as an orchestral instrument.
Synonymsbell, gong
NarrowercarillonSet of bells hung in a bell tower
handbellA bell that is held in the hand
Broaderpercussion instrument, percussive instrumentA musical instrument in which the sound is produced by one object striking another
Spanishcampanas tubulares, carillón, gong
Catalancarilló, gong
Verbschimeemit a sound
English > chime: 2 senses > verb 1, perception
Meaningemit a sound.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"bells and gongs chimed"
Broadersound, gomake a certain noise or sound
See alsochime inbreak into a conversation
Spanishrepicar
Nounschimea percussion instrument consisting of a set of tuned bells that are struck with a hammer

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