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Noun: chime  chIm
  1. A percussion instrument consisting of a set of tuned bells that are struck with a hammer; used as an orchestral instrument
    - bell, gong
Verb: chime  chIm
  1. Emit a sound
    "bells and gongs chimed"

Derived forms: chiming, chimed, chimes

See also: chime in

Type of: go, percussion instrument, percussive instrument, sound

Encyclopedia: Chime