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verb [intransitive/transitive] chime pronunciation in American English /tʃaɪm/
Word Forms
present tense
present participlechiming
past tensechimed
past participlechimed
  1. to make a high ringing sound like a bell or set of bells
    the clock chimes one/three/six etc. (=makes a series of sounds to show what the time is):

    Somewhere a clock chimed midnight.

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