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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A set of bells tuned in a scale and capable of playing melody but not properly harmony.

Usage examples (36)
  • Dave Sheinin chimes in with a national story on Mike Quade and the open Cubs managerial job.
  • AMERICAblog News: McCain chimes in on bailout/mortgage crisis skip to main | skip to sidebar
  • The chimes are a hole in that barrel that has just been uncorked, letting the water drain away.
  • The spell called the chimes because they were from the other side and had the power to do that. for more
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