Gong meaning

gông, gŏng
A rimmed metal disk that produces a loud, sonorous tone when struck with a padded mallet.
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A usually saucer-shaped bell that is struck with a mechanically operated hammer.
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A slightly convex metallic disk that gives a loud, resonant tone when struck: used as a signal, percussion instrument, etc.
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A saucer-shaped bell with such a tone.
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(brit., slang) A medal.
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(music) A percussion instrument consisting of a metal disk that emits a sonorous sound when struck with a soft hammer.
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(UK, informal) A medal or award.
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To make the sound of a gong; to ring a gong.
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To make the sound of a gong.
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Origin of gong

  • Malay

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Malay gong

    From Wiktionary