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English definition of “chime”

chime

noun     /tʃaɪm/
[C] a ringing sound : I was woken up by the chimes of the cathedral bells .Sounds made by objects, movement or impact [plural] a set of small bells , or objects that make ringing sounds : wind chimesPercussion instruments
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