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Definition of "gong" []

  • A rimmed metal disk that produces a loud, sonorous tone when struck with a padded mallet. (noun)
  • A usually saucer-shaped bell that is struck with a mechanically operated hammer. (noun)
  • To make the sound of a gong. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "gong" in a sentence
  • "There's a small explosion of Orc titles gong on there as well."
  • "Mr. POP: It's - yeah, part - it really helps that I quit smoking at the turn of the century, and the other thing is I do something called Qi gong, which is - it's Chinese yoga, basically, and it's a lot about breathing."
  • "Focus your mind: Tai chi is derived from qi gong, which is a set of purely meditative and healing exercises."