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Voice of Big Ben
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Alternative clues for the word chime
Sound on the hour
Bell tower sound
Sound heard hourly from Big Ben
A percussion instrument consisting of vertical metal tubes of different lengths that are struck with a hammer
A doorbell sound
Big Ben's sound
Edge of a cask
Ring a bell
___ in (interrupt)
Voice of Grandfather Time?
Big Ben's voice
Word definitions for chime in dictionaries
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
I. verb COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES a bell chimes (= it rings a certain number of times, in order to tell you the time of day ) ▪ The bells began to chime, calling people to church. wind chimes EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES ▪ A clock chimed six. ▪ Across...
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Chimb \Chimb\ (ch[=i]m), n. [AS. cim, in cimst[=a]n base of a pillar; akin to D. kim, f. Sw. kim., G. kimme f.] The edge of a cask, etc; a chine. See Chine , n., 3.
Word definitions in Wiktionary
Etymology 1 n. 1 (context musical instruments English) A musical instrument producing a sound when strike, similar to a bell (e.g. a tubular metal bar) or actually a bell. Often used in the plural to refer to the set: the '''chimes'''. 2 An individual ringing...
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
mid-14c., chyme , from chime (n.). Originally of metal, etc.; of voices from late 14c. To chime in originally was musical, "join harmoniously;" of conversation by 1838. Related: Chimed ; chiming .
Word definitions in WordNet
n. a percussion instrument consisting of vertical metal tubes of different lengths that are struck with a hammer [syn: bell , gong ]
Word definitions in Wikipedia
Chime or chimes may refer to:
Usage examples of chime.
Just the whisper of his lips against each fingertip, sending her nerve endings ajangle like chimes caught in the wind.
The man in my thoughts stood there, his head a little atilt as if he were listening to the incessant chimes, striving to separate one set from the other.
He was about to say something else, to elaborate on his opinion about this turn, but was cut off when Legate Broca ewne into the briefing room without even chiming the door notice.
That could be the hollow tube that transmitted the sound of the chimes through the entire building.
The chimes continued, a shimmering sound that evoked a shimmering bell given voice by a muffled striker.
The chimes grew faster, harsher, they clamored in a single note that throbbed, a heartbeat of brass.
With the chimes raging in her ears and the iron spike sliding through her body to break out the other side, she opened her mouth until her lips stretched into an agonized O.
The three men paused as the chimes resonated through the room before dying back into its ancient walls.
With a surge of chimes that sounded like entire worlds exploding, the camera lunged down at the videotaped Fisher.
It happened like this: As they saw the vision of their own death, they heard the chimes of the clock.
Its chimes shimmered out of secret channels buried in the walls that carried the sound from the Good Heart.
And the fact that when Blaxton heard the chimes, he panicked, that he ran into the marsh.
Then came a nightmare: hearing the chimes as she watched a stranger plunge a blade into her flesh.
Oddly, it could have been some mutant progeny of the chimes issued by the blind clock.
In shimmering notes, as ice cold metal struck ice cold metal, the chimes ghosted down through the wallsnot only through the fabric of the building, but through the fabric of time itself, as if an ancient voice vented its cold fury on him.