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v. tin·kled, tin·kling, tin·kles
1. To make light metallic sounds, as those of a small bell.
2. Informal To urinate.
1. To cause to tinkle.
2. To signal or call by tinkling.
1. A light, clear metallic sound or a sound suggestive of it.
2. An act or instance of tinkling.
[Middle English tinklen, frequentative of tinken, to emit a brief metallic sound, perhaps of imitative origin.]
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|Adj.||1.||tinkling - like the short high ringing sound of a small bell; "sounding brass and a tinkling cymbal"|
reverberant - having a tendency to reverberate or be repeatedly reflected; "a reverberant room"; "the reverberant booms of cannon"
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n (of bells etc) → Klingen nt, → Bimmeln nt (inf); (of piano) → Klimpern nt; (of broken glass, ice cubes) → Klirren nt
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