Translation of chime in Spanish:
- 1.1 (sound — of bells) repique (masculine); (— of clock) campanada (feminine); (— of doorbell) campanilla (feminine)Example sentences1.2 (device) (usually plural/generalmente en plural) carillón (masculine)
- Even out here, he had heard the chimes and was transported.
- A few seconds after she spoke, the crew of the Varian could hear the same mysterious chimes floating through the air, but this time, they did have a melody.
- Reality of the situation came back down when I heard the chimes go through the house and I froze, horrified.
- It wasn't until we had reached the top platform in front of the door that we heard the bells and chimes tune telling everyone we had arrived.
- Much like musical doorbell chimes: you can only listen to a badly midi-ized version of the William Tell overture once before you rip out the batteries and revert to knocking.
- People choose chimes for two button doorbell circuits because they want different sounds for the front and back doors.
transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- [tune] tocar* the clock chimed midnight el reloj dió or tocó las doce
intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo
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