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1(sound)(of bells) repique masculine(of clock) campanada feminine(of doorbell) campanilla feminine
- 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.
- Through the thin trunks of birch and larger oaks, she could hear the flat chimes of running water, and knew she was close.
- In the silence between chimes, she had heard soft, well concealed steps as her watcher ran up the castle stairs.
- Ty glanced around when he heard the chimes echo throughout the castle.
- It sounded like melodious chimes ringing into my ears.
- Out of a buzzy analog haze, a stomping bassline gathers up all the lost children and, in a glorious series of chimes and welcoming blips, sends them out into a magical world of candy cane funk.
- The cold morning breeze and a festive ambience, the chime of bells and melodious carols signal the arrival of Christmas.
- Framed by a mixed bag of submerged synth sounds and clanging chimes, the moody ‘Lover's Rock’ lumbers out of the gate before settling into a nice trot.
- With the chime of the glockenspiel and the slow pull of the violin the band began and invited us to witness a cavalcade of sound and images.
- The next song, ‘All the Arms Around You’, wraps Diers's deadpan vocals with the ideal accoutrement: ringing chimes!
- The distant chime of bells sounded in the parlor.
- For six minutes, the song flows leisurely across faintly ringing organ tones and chimes, with just a few scattered notes recalling some of Fahey's concrete leanings.
- It starts with what sounds like the distant chimes of gamelan music reverberating around a cavern and then morphs into a different winding style every eight minutes or so.
- A chime of bells, normally in a tower, played either from a keyboard or mechanically by a barrel (like that of a barrel organ, but larger) or similar device.
- Just as quickly, the band shoves terra firma back under your feet; drums die, pianos fade, and chimes reverb in the brickblack.
- The constant recycling of chimes seasoned with crowd noises, tube announcements and nature sounds acts as a sonic tour of the city.
- The chime of metal on metal sounded, and Lanfilar opened his eyes to see a very encouraging sight.
- Chris waited outside of Mrs. Schmidt's Contemporary Issues class as the last chime of the bell rang through the hall.
- 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.
- Whether you choose chimes or bells, wiring the sound unit to the outside button is the same.
1(tune) tocarthe clock chimed midnight — el reloj dió / tocó las doce
- A bell chimed from a grandfather clock in the corner of the room.
- Elsewhere, other fireworks lit the night sky, as the St Magnus Cathedral bells chimed over Broad Street revellers and Stromness echoed to the sound of ships' horns.
- At 10.29 am, when the second tower collapsed, bells chimed and fog-horns of boats on the nearby Hudson River sounded.
- The bell chimed out, its sharp sound a contrast to the stillness as the Courtmacsherry Lifeboat rolled in the gentle swell.
- As I listened to these bells chiming and the birds singing, I thought to myself that this was the quintessence of a peaceful American university campus.
- Wedding bells were chiming merrily in the parish recently.
- As the bells chimed at 3.30 pm seven police officers - six men and one woman - removed their helmets in a mark of respect to their fallen comrade watched by about 25 bystanders.
- Temple bells chimed as men in flowing kurtas and multicoloured turbans and bejewelled women in vivid pinks and purples paid obeisance to their guru, Baba Gulabgir.
- The people of Manchester honked horns and blew whistles as the town hall bells chimed for a minute to show support for the ‘Big Bang’ Metrolink extension.
- At every door in the street there is a shivering first-foot whose task, once the bells have chimed, is to enter and prevent the family from being prisoners in their own home.
- I reminded myself that it would be over when the bell chimed, and there was no need to look at the clock.
- Most of us have visions of the perfect English summers day: hours by the river, picnics, riding creaking bicycles while church bells chime softly in the distance.
- At midnight, the bells would chime across the city, town or village.
- SOME HOURS before the New Year bells chime at midnight, the light from the evening sun peeps through the dark clouds - a ray of hope for 2004.
- Out of the blue came a long, beautiful note, followed by more, until they were strung into what sounded like fairies singing and bells chiming.
- The abbey's tenor bell chimed for the 101st time - once a minute for every year of the Queen Mother's life - as the service began.
- It was a relief when the bells chimed at the end of the period.
- A bell chimed as Mr. Wellington entered the print shop with an empty sack and perspiration shining on his brow.
- As Vincent pushed the glass door open, the small bells chimed.
- Staring at the clock, Autumn waited the five seconds left before the bell would chime.
1(bell) sonar(bell) repicar(clock) dar la hora(clock) sonar
2to chime with sth — concordar / sintonizar con algo