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noun [countable] chink pronunciation in American English /tʃɪŋk/ 
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singularchink
pluralchinks

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  1. 1
    a very small space in a wall or between two things, especially when this lets light through

    A light shone through a chink in the curtains.

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    1. a.
      a small amount of light that shines through a small space
      chink of:

      A chink of moonlight lit his bedroom.

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  2. 2
    [usually singular] the sound that is made when two glass or metal objects hit each other

    Ella could hear the chink of glasses amid the chatter and laughter.

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