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- n. A pair of small bowl-shaped finger cymbals made of thick and heavy bronze.
- interj. Used to represent the sound of metal or glass clinking.
- n. A ringing sound, as of metal or glass being struck.
- n. Money (from the sound of a cash register ringing up an amount).
- v. To chink or clink; to make a ringing sound, as of metal or glass being struck.
- n. Cocaine.
Smith notes, for example, that the Chinese word "ching" designates books that hold a special status in the lives of Buddhists, Taoists, and Confucians alike.
Ka-ching, is what my future therapist hears when I tell that story.
But that image of him asking random Chinese people to explain "ka-ching" is hilarious.
To distinguish "ching" from other cherished books, we need to note at least one feature of its content: it refers to "the transcendent."
Pronounced "ching," it centers on an archeologist who is excavating the burial chamber of Qin Shi Huangdi, the first emporor of China; players solve puzzles and dodge traps to solve the mystry.
The little bell went "ching" as I opened the door and squeezed into the crush of local ladies and farmers 'wives.
The noises include a high frequency, metallic, nasal 'ching' noise, humming, bill-clicking, 'scrarking' (scrarking is simply what it sounds like - the bird goes 'scrark' a lot), ` screech-crowing ', pig-like grunts and squeals, duck-like ` warks' and donkey-like braying.
The Qing (pronounced "ching") dynasty was able to maintain and secure a relatively stable and adequate supply of food for the population of the capital city of Beijing during the late
Right before you hear the "ching" noise hit the reset button on your gamecube.
You can sell it numerous times as long as its before the "ching"!
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