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gong

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Music
gonggong /ɡɒŋ $ ɡɒːŋ, ɡɑːŋ/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 gong.jpg APMa round piece of metal that hangs in a frame and which you hit with a stick to give a deep ringing sound. It is used as a musical instrument or to announce that a meal is ready.2 British English informal a medal, title, or prize that someone is given
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gongShe had a stick painted with bands of bright colors, from which hung a gong.The civil and foreign services treat the whole thing as if a gong is just another perk of the job.At the Hall of Lanterns, we sound the temple gong, summoning the gods.
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