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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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She said: "I'm glad common sense has prevailed, those clock chimes have been chiming since the 19th Century and are part of the town's fabric.
The questionnaire asked if the clock chimes were "annoying and unnecessary" or are part of the town's "character" and if they affected local businesses.
Vedicci's Chimes are a one of a kind hand-made product conceived Gabriella Vedicci.
In its lawsuit, the Labor Department claims that, based on financial reports, the Chimes defendants knew or should have known about excessive plan expenses but instead paid millions of dollars run up by its corporate representative, Benefits Consulting Group, and third-party administrator, FCE Benefit Administrators Inc.
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The choir, under the direction of Christopher Lorimer, band under the direction of Ron and Vicki Keller, and chime ringers under the direction of Laura Kopff, are dedicated groups of performers with each having both amateur and professional musicians.
The monument, named The Tower of Voices, was dedicated to the heroes of the flight that was on its way from New Jersey to California, and features an aluminum wind chime for each person on board the plane, which crashed in the hills two miles north of Shanksville, Somerset County, Pennsylvania.
She was prouder still after Droopys Chimes had stormed to a five-length victory over her first-round conqueror Dream Fairy in a smart 29.00sec.
Rossendale MP Mr Berry wrote to BBC director general Lord Tony Hall in January urging him to broadcast the live chimes from the clock tower above Rochdale town hall.
Subliminally down the years, those real Westminster chimes had clearly provided a comforting link back to those happy childhood days, which is why I felt a sense of real sadness this week - but my parents' old clock is still in the loft, almost demanding its place back on the mantelpiece.
Sweet, soothing chime, rationing time, Cold nights limit the swing.
According to the agency, an investigation by the department's Employee Benefits Security Administration found that Chimes DC; its parent company, Chimes International; and executives Martin Lampner and Albert Bussone violated the Employee Retirement Income Security Act when they caused a health and welfare plan established for Chimes DC employees to pay millions in excessive fees.