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chime,

in music: see bellbell,
in music, a percussion instrument consisting of a hollow metal vessel, often cup-shaped with an outward-flaring rim, damped at one end and set into vibration by a blow from a clapper within or from a hammer without.
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chime

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1. an individual bell or the sound it makes when struck
2. the machinery employed to sound a bell in this way
3. a percussion instrument consisting of a set of vertical metal tubes of graduated length, suspended in a frame and struck with a hammer

chime

2, chimb, chine
the projecting edge or rim of a cask or barrel

CHIME

(College of Healthcare Information Management Executives) For more information, visit www.cio-chime.org. See healthcare IT.
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Issues of history are important to the congregation, which is proud of its 2,800-pipe Casavant organ installed in 1911, its 100-year-old chimes and 35 years of service from resident chimer Walter Plater (the celebration service and chime recital attracted local and national politicians, historians, architects, and representatives from the national church), and the 1921 Scottish-made Celtic cross memorial commemorating fallen soldiers from the two great wars.
Stacia Gasparik, another Chimer, enjoyed the bell concert.
Caise Allen Brinkman and Matthew Bay Brinkman served as bell chimers before the bride walked down the aisle.