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chink

noun uk   us   /tʃɪŋk/

chink noun (CRACK)

[C] a small narrow crack or opening: I peered through a chink in the curtains and saw them all inside.

chink noun (SOUND)

[C usually singular] a light ringing sound: On a hot day it's nice to hear the chink of ice in a glass.
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chink

verb [I] uk   us   /tʃɪŋk/
to make a light ringing sound: The coins chinked lightly in his pocket as he walked along.
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Translations of “chink”
in Vietnamese khe hở…
in Spanish resquicio, grieta…
in Thai รอยแยกเล็กๆ…
in Malaysian sela…
in French fente…
in German der Spalt…
in Chinese (Traditional) 裂縫, 裂口, 縫隙…
in Indonesian celah…
in Russian щель, трещина, звон…
in Turkish yarık, çatlak, çınlama…
in Chinese (Simplified) 裂缝, 裂口, 缝隙…
in Polish szczelina, brzęk…
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