Definitions of chime
  1. noun
    a percussion instrument consisting of a set of tuned bells that are struck with a hammer; used as an orchestral instrument
    synonyms: bell, gong
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    set of bells hung in a bell tower
    a bell that is held in the hand
    type of:
    percussion instrument, percussive instrument
    a musical instrument in which the sound is produced by one object striking another
  2. verb
    emit a sound
    “bells and gongs chimed
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    type of:
    go, sound
    make a certain noise or sound
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