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  • 1 chime — I. n. 1. Consonance, harmony, correspondence of sound. 2. Set of chimed bells, chime of bells. 3. Ringing of the chimes or of a chime. II. v. n. Harmonize, accord, sound in harmony …

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  • 2 chime — [[t]tʃa͟ɪm[/t]] chimes, chiming, chimed 1) VERB When a bell or a clock chimes, it makes ringing sounds. He heard the front doorbell chime. [V n] ...as the Guildhall clock chimed three o clock. [V ing] ...a mahogany chiming clock. 2) N COUNT A… …

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  • 3 Chime (bell instrument) — A carillon like instrument with fewer than 23 bells is called a chime. American chimes usually have one to one and a half diatonic octaves. Many chimes play an automated piece of music. Prior to 1900, chime bells typically lacked dynamic… …

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  • 4 chime — 1. noun /ˈtʃaɪm/ a) A musical instrument producing a sound when struck, similar to a bell (e.g. a tubular metal bar) or actually a bell. Often used in the plural to refer to the set: the chimes. Sylvia had a recording of someone playing the… …

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  • 5 Ringing — Ring Ring (r[i^]ng), v. t. [imp. {Rang} (r[a^]ng) or {Rung} (r[u^]ng); p. p. {Rung}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Ringing}.] [AS. hringan; akin to Icel. hringja, Sw. ringa, Dan. ringe, OD. ringhen, ringkelen. [root]19.] 1. To cause to sound, especially by… …

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  • 6 chime — 1. verb 1) the bells began to chime Syn: ring, peal, toll, sound; ding, dong, clang, boom, bong; literary knell 2) the clock chimed eight o clock Syn: strike, sound 2 …

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  • 7 chime — I UK [tʃaɪm] / US verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms chime : present tense I/you/we/they chime he/she/it chimes present participle chiming past tense chimed past participle chimed to make a high ringing sound like a bell or set of bells… …

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  • 8 chime — chime1 [tʃaım] v 1.) [I and T] if a bell or clock chimes, it makes a ringing sound, especially to tell you what time it is ▪ The clock in the hall chimed six. 2.) to be the same as something else or to have the same effect chime with ▪ Her views… …

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  • 9 chime — chime1 [ tʃaım ] verb intransitive or transitive to make a high ringing sound like a bell or set of bells: the clock chimes one/three/six etc. (=makes a series of sounds to show what the time is): Somewhere a clock chimed midnight. ,chime in… …

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  • 10 chime — 1 verb 1 (I, T) if a bell or clock chimes, it makes a ringing sound, especially to tell you what time it is: The grandfather clock chimed six. 2 (intransitive + with) to be the same as something else or to have the same effect: Her views on art… …

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  • 11 chime — chime1 noun 1》 a bell or a metal bar or tube tuned and used in a set to produce melodious ringing sounds when struck.     ↘a sound made by such an instrument. 2》 Bell ringing a stroke of the clapper against one or both sides of a scarcely moving… …

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  • 12 NBC chimes — The NBC chimes, named for the radio and television network on which they have been used, consists of a succession of three distinct pitches: G3, E4, and C4 (middle C), sounded in that order, creating an arpeggiated C major chord in the second… …

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  • 13 Wind chime — Wind chimes or Aeolian chimes are often hollow or solid metal, glass, or wooden tubes which are usually hung outside of a building and are intended to be played by the wind, which causes the chimes to strike each other or metal, wood, or rubber… …

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  • 14 Whittington chimes — is the name of a clock chime melody, which, according to the traditional English story, Dick Whittington, first rang from the bell tower of the church of St Mary le Bow in London in 1392, where the penniless boy was on his way out of London and… …

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  • 15 To ring the bells backward — Ring Ring (r[i^]ng), v. t. [imp. {Rang} (r[a^]ng) or {Rung} (r[u^]ng); p. p. {Rung}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Ringing}.] [AS. hringan; akin to Icel. hringja, Sw. ringa, Dan. ringe, OD. ringhen, ringkelen. [root]19.] 1. To cause to sound, especially by… …

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  • 16 To ring the changes upon — Ring Ring (r[i^]ng), v. t. [imp. {Rang} (r[a^]ng) or {Rung} (r[u^]ng); p. p. {Rung}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Ringing}.] [AS. hringan; akin to Icel. hringja, Sw. ringa, Dan. ringe, OD. ringhen, ringkelen. [root]19.] 1. To cause to sound, especially by… …

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  • 17 bell chime — ▪ musical instrument       (from medieval Latin cymbala, meaning “bells”) set of stationary bells tuned in a musical series, traditionally in diatonic sequence (seven note scale) plus a few accidentals (sharps and flats). The bells generally… …

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  • 18 Campanology — and sounded as well as the various methods devised to perform bell ringing. In particular, it is common to collect together a set of tuned bells and treat the whole as one musical instrument. Such collections such as a Flemish carillon, a Russian …

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  • 19 Bell (instrument) — See also: Tubular bell For the part of a wind instrument, see Wind instrument#Parts. Bell Parts of a typical bell: 1. yoke, 2. crown, 3. head, 4. shoulder, 5. waist …

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