gong (gông, gŏng)
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.
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