Examples of gong in a Sentence
They sounded a gong to summon us to dinner.
Recent Examples of gong from the Web
The dance is performed in a lion costume and is accompanied by the music of beating drums, clashing cymbals and gongs.
Hong Kong's Chief Executive Carrie Lam and Hong Kong Stock Exchange chairman C.K. Chow bang a gong on the first day of trading of the Lunar New Year last month.
As students from each of the three schools spoke, a gong sounded every minute in memory of the 17 lives lost at the Parkland school.
Melissa Felsenstein, sound presentation with quartz crystal singing bowls and gongs.
The pendulum guides her to smudge the room with sage before gently tapping orchestral gongs, tuning forks, and tinny bells.
The piece started out with soft rolls by Maraca2 on medium gongs placed on the heads of timpani, with pedals altering the pitch.
And this is gong to the heart of how Donald Trump does run the presidency like a family business.
At the grand hotels, whose convoluted floor plans also house spas, sublimated weight loss strategies are nonexistent, as are the high-tech instruments and the suggestions of pan-Asian wellness (gongs, bamboo) that one sees everywhere in America.
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Origin and Etymology of gong
First Known Use: circa 1590See Words from the same year
GONG Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of gong for English Language Learners
: a large metal disc that makes a deep ringing sound when it is struck with a padded hammer
: a medal or award
GONG Defined for Kids
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