[ UK /t‍ʃˈa‍ɪm/ ]
[ US /ˈtʃaɪm/ ]
  1. a percussion instrument consisting of a set of tuned bells that are struck with a hammer; used as an orchestral instrument
  1. emit a sound
    bells and gongs chimed
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How To Use chime In A Sentence

  • The chime of the clock woke him up.
  • Archimedes: But I told you, I wasn't with my catamite Jilly Gagnon: Moments of Great Genius
  • And Archimedes proved from his axioms on the lever that two unequal weights balance at distances from the fulcrum that are inversely proportional to their weights.
  • Portsmouth's chimes sound ominously like a funeral march. Times, Sunday Times
  • And the idea of the wind chimes, oiled, wrapped and protected in rolls of aromatic hessian sacking, lying up in the dark of the garage loft against some future need, is pleasing enough.
  • he would wittily chime into our conversation
  • So will wind chimes in the garden. The Sun
  • The Smiths Door Chime Kit costs about £10 from electrical retailers.
  • In the square the church bells chimed.
  • Something about standing up to work also chimes with the times. Times, Sunday Times
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