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chimeverb [I/T]

 us   /tʃɑɪm/
(of ​bells) to make a ​clearringingsound: [I] The ​bell in the ​towerbegan to chime.
Phrasal verbs

chimenoun [C]

 us   /tʃɑɪm/
a ​ringingsound
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(Definition of chime from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “chime”
in Spanish carrillón…
in Vietnamese chuông chùm…
in Malaysian peranggu loceng…
in Thai เสียงระฆัง…
in French carillon…
in German das Glockenspiel…
in Chinese (Simplified) (铃或钟)敲,鸣,响…
in Turkish vurmak, çalmak (saat)…
in Russian звонить, бить (о часах, колоколе)…
in Indonesian denting…
in Chinese (Traditional) (鈴或鐘)敲,鳴,響…
in Polish bić, dzwonić, wybijać…
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