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chimeverb [I or T]

uk   us   /tʃaɪm/
(of bells) to make a clear ringing sound: In the square the church bells chimed.
Phrasal verbs

chimenoun

uk   us   /tʃaɪm/
[C] a ringing sound: I was woken up by the chimes of the cathedral bells. [plural] a set of small bells, or objects that make ringing sounds: wind chimes
Translations of “chime”
in Vietnamese chuông chùm…
in Spanish carrillón…
in Thai เสียงระฆัง…
in Malaysian peranggu loceng…
in French carillon…
in German das Glockenspiel…
in Chinese (Traditional) (鈴或鐘)敲,鳴,響…
in Indonesian denting…
in Russian звонить, бить (о часах, колоколе)…
in Turkish vurmak, çalmak (saat)…
in Chinese (Simplified) (铃或钟)敲,鸣,响…
in Polish bić, dzwonić, wybijać…
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