gong chime

noun

Definition of gong chime

:any of a class of chiefly southeast Asian musical instruments (such as the bonang or kulintang) consisting of a set of pot-shaped bossed gongs of definite pitch that are normally played with the open side down and suspended on a frame
  • The gong chime is found in several countries, and consists of a number of gongs tuned according to the varying scales used.
  • —James HollandPercussion1981

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First Known Use of gong chime

1891


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