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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 chime /ˈʧaɪm/
 鳴,鐘,和諧(vi.)鳴,打,和諧(vt.)敲出和諧的聲音,打鐘報時,重複說

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Chimb n.  The edge of a cask, etc; a chine. See Chine, n., 3. [Written also chime.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Chime n.  See Chine, n., 3.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Chime n.
 1. The harmonious sound of bells, or of musical instruments.
    Instruments that made melodius chime.   --Milton.
 2. A set of bells musically tuned to each other; specif., in the pl., the music performed on such a set of bells by hand, or produced by mechanism to accompany the striking of the hours or their divisions.
    We have heard the chimes at midnight.   --Shak.
 3. Pleasing correspondence of proportion, relation, or sound. Chimes of verse.”

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Chime, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Chimed p. pr. & vb. n. Chiming.]
 1. To sound in harmonious accord, as bells.
 2. To be in harmony; to agree; to suit; to harmonize; to correspond; to fall in with.
    Everything chimed in with such a humor.   --W. irving.
 3. To join in a conversation; to express assent; -- followed by in or in with. [Colloq.]
 4. To make a rude correspondence of sounds; to jingle, as in rhyming.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Chime v. i.
 1. To cause to sound in harmony; to play a tune, as upon a set of bells; to move or strike in harmony.
    And chime their sounding hammers.   --Dryden.
 2. To utter harmoniously; to recite rhythmically.
    Chime his childish verse.   --Byron.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 chime
      n : a percussion instrument consisting of vertical metal tubes
          of different lengths that are struck with a hammer [syn:
          bell, gong]
      v : emit a sound; "bells and gongs chimed"