chime chime  /ˈtʃaɪm/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a percussion instrument consisting of a set of tuned bells that are struck with a hammer; used as an orchestral instrument
  2. (v) emit a sound

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Usage(s):

  • The goal is to be the last player to chime in successfully.

News

  1. A Few Tips for The Last of Us

    The Last of Us is finally out, and now I get to share in the joy of having others play it, as there have been few others to talk to about the game when I beat my review copy a week ago. I'll probably have some commentary about the surely controversial ending soon, but first I thought I'd chime in with a few tips regarding gameplay I didn't cover or only brushed on during my official review.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Forbes

  2. Wesley Bell choir celebrates 50 years of ringing true

    Wesley Bell choir celebrates 50 years of ringing true by Leann Burke The Salt Lake Tribune Published Jun 14, 2013 10:02PM MDT Lights glinted off the brass bells in Christ United Methodist Church as music filled the sanctuary. The bells — more than 50 of them — melded seamlessly into a single song. It’s these young musicians’ time to shine and chime (and fix even the tiniest of glitches) as they ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Salt Lake Tribune

  3. George Takei Corrects Fan On Conan, Says ‘Most Things In Nature Are Gay’ [Video]

    George Takei took to Conan O’Brien’s late night show on Monday night to help the popular TV personality with fan corrections. O’Brien regularly does a skit where fans can chime in on his mistakes during episodes before he, or some other surprise guest, explain that he was right all along. During this show, a fan [...] George Takei Corrects Fan On Conan, Says ‘Most Things In Nature Are Gay ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr

Quotes

  1. "The team's been doing great," Willingham said. "I'm not trying to come in and change anything. I just kind of want to chime in and do what I can to help us win. It's been fun to watch them and it's been frustrating not to be able to play."
    on Jun 24, 2008 By: Josh Willingham Source: USA Today

  2. Alastair Stewart, an Investec analyst, said the comments "chime with more forthright statements from our industry meetings, which suggest major land buyers are pulling out of the market for fear of a double dip".
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Alastair Stewart Source: The Guardian

  3. "She tells me to be myself," Ray said. "She doesn't chime in or call up and say, `This is how you can be more like Oprah.' She's pretty busy with her own job."
    on Jul 16, 2006 By: Rachael Ray Source: San Francisco Chronicle

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