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Definition of the onomatopoeic word ‘chime’.

Chime
Pronunciation:
[chahym]
Function:
Noun
Etymology:
Middle English (in the senses 'cymbal' and 'ring out'): probably from Old English cimbal

1 : a bell or a metal bar or tube, tuned and used in a set to produce a melodious series of ringing sounds when struck <the warm breeze whispered through the chimes hanging from the balcony ceiling>
2 : a melodious ringing sound produced by striking a set of chimes <the chimes of Big Ben>


chime. (2013). In Oxford Online Dictionary.
Retrieved March 14, 2013, from http://oxforddictionaries.com/definition/english/chime?q=chime
 
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