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gong

 (gông, gŏng)
n.
1. A rimmed metal disk that produces a loud, sonorous tone when struck with a padded mallet.
2. A usually saucer-shaped bell that is struck with a mechanically operated hammer.
intr.v. gonged, gong·ing, gongs
To make the sound of a gong.

[Malay.]

gong

(ɡɒŋ)
n
1. (Instruments) Also called: tam-tam a percussion instrument of indefinite pitch, consisting of a metal platelike disc struck with a soft-headed drumstick
2. (Mechanical Engineering) a rimmed metal disc, hollow metal hemisphere, or metal strip, tube, or wire that produces a note when struck. It may be used to give alarm signals when operated electromagnetically
3. (Horology) a fixed saucer-shaped bell, as on an alarm clock, struck by a mechanically operated hammer
4. (Military) slang Brit a medal, esp a military one
vb
5. (Instruments) (intr) to sound a gong
6. (tr) (of traffic police) to summon (a driver) to stop by sounding a gong
[C17: from Malay, of imitative origin]
ˈgongˌlike adj

gong

(gɔŋ, gɒŋ)

n.
1. a large bronze disk, that produces a vibrant, hollow tone when struck.
2. a shallow bell struck by an electrically or mechanically operated hammer.
3. (in a clock or watch) a rod or wire, either straight or bent into a spiral, on which the time is struck.
v.i.
4. to sound as a gong does; ring, chime, or reverberate.
[1800–10; < Malay, Javanese]

gong


Past participle: gonged
Gerund: gonging

Imperative
gong
gong
Present
I gong
you gong
he/she/it gongs
we gong
you gong
they gong
Preterite
I gonged
you gonged
he/she/it gonged
we gonged
you gonged
they gonged
Present Continuous
I am gonging
you are gonging
he/she/it is gonging
we are gonging
you are gonging
they are gonging
Present Perfect
I have gonged
you have gonged
he/she/it has gonged
we have gonged
you have gonged
they have gonged
Past Continuous
I was gonging
you were gonging
he/she/it was gonging
we were gonging
you were gonging
they were gonging
Past Perfect
I had gonged
you had gonged
he/she/it had gonged
we had gonged
you had gonged
they had gonged
Future
I will gong
you will gong
he/she/it will gong
we will gong
you will gong
they will gong
Future Perfect
I will have gonged
you will have gonged
he/she/it will have gonged
we will have gonged
you will have gonged
they will have gonged
Future Continuous
I will be gonging
you will be gonging
he/she/it will be gonging
we will be gonging
you will be gonging
they will be gonging
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been gonging
you have been gonging
he/she/it has been gonging
we have been gonging
you have been gonging
they have been gonging
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been gonging
you will have been gonging
he/she/it will have been gonging
we will have been gonging
you will have been gonging
they will have been gonging
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been gonging
you had been gonging
he/she/it had been gonging
we had been gonging
you had been gonging
they had been gonging
Conditional
I would gong
you would gong
he/she/it would gong
we would gong
you would gong
they would gong
Past Conditional
I would have gonged
you would have gonged
he/she/it would have gonged
we would have gonged
you would have gonged
they would have gonged
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gong - a percussion instrument consisting of a metal plate that is struck with a softheaded drumstickgong - a percussion instrument consisting of a metal plate that is struck with a softheaded drumstick
percussion instrument, percussive instrument - a musical instrument in which the sound is produced by one object striking another
2.gong - a percussion instrument consisting of a set of tuned bells that are struck with a hammergong - a percussion instrument consisting of a set of tuned bells that are struck with a hammer; used as an orchestral instrument
carillon - set of bells hung in a bell tower
handbell - a bell that is held in the hand
percussion instrument, percussive instrument - a musical instrument in which the sound is produced by one object striking another
Verb1.gong - sound a gong
sound - cause to sound; "sound the bell"; "sound a certain note"
Translations
جَرَس أو ناقوس التَّنبيه
gong
gongong
gongi
gong
gong
gong, málmdiskur
どら
gongas
gongs
gong
gong
gong

gong

[gɒŋ] N
1.gong m
2. (Brit) (= medal) → medalla f, condecoración f; (in civil service) → cinta f, cintajo m

gong

[ˈgɒŋ] ngong m

gong

n
Gong m
(Brit inf: = medal) → Blech nt (inf); gongsLametta nt (inf)

gong

[gɒŋ] ngong m inv

gong

(goŋ) noun
a metal plate which, when struck, gives a ringing sound. a dinner gong.
References in classic literature ?
Here a gong sounded; and the three girls simultaneously exclaimed "Grub
As Rikki-tikki went up the path, he heard his "attention" notes like a tiny dinner gong, and then the steady "Ding-dong-tock
cried he, striking a light hammer with a pliant handle on a small gong.
It must be two o'clock, for there is the gong beginning to sound for the tenants' dinners.
I remember still the mingled trepidation and delicious excitement with which I was affected by the tramping of the horses on the pavement in the echoing stables, by the loud resonance of the groom's voices, by the booming bark of the dogs as my father's carriage thundered under the archway of the courtyard, by the din of the gong as it gave notice of luncheon and dinner.
The word "Cape" rises across the face of a dial; a gong strikes: the South African mid-weekly mail is in at the Highgate Receiving Towers.
She struck a gong upon the table, and I was shown out by the page.
Ever see one of those fighters when he's sitting in his corner before a fight, waiting for the gong to go?
It was an appropriate relief when the gong sounded for prayer meeting.
For six hours this profound beauty existed, and then as the east grew whiter and whiter the ground swam to the surface, the roads were revealed, the smoke rose and the people stirred, and the sun shone upon the windows of the hotel at Santa Marina until they were uncurtained, and the gong blaring all through the house gave notice of breakfast.
Then he remembered that it was no fun being angry unless he had some one to frighten and make miserable, and he rushed to his big gong and made it clatter as loud as he could.
He struck a gong that stood beside him upon the table and when a slave appeared he bade him recall the company.