to sound with a peal or pealsThe church bells pealed at the stroke of midnight.
He heard the school bell ring.
A silvery bell sounded somewhere.
Church bells tolled and black flags fluttered.
The whole place resounded with music.
The station clock chimed three o'clock.
The bass guitar began to resonate in my head.
to sound with a peal or peals
guns firing, drums rolling, cymbals clashing
Thunder cracked in the sky.
the roaring waters of Niagara Falls
Thunder rumbled over the Downs.
a long loud echoing sound, such as of bells or thunderthe great peals of the Abbey bells
, , , ,
There was a ring of the bell.
the chime of the station clock
He pulled the gates shut with a clang.
a long loud echoing sound, such as of bells or thundergreat peals of thunder
, , , blast
, , , ,
The buzzer suddenly responded in a long blast of sound.
She burst into peals of laughter.
There were roars of laughter as he stood up.
I heard a distant shout.
Hilda let out a scream.
(informal), , ,
gales of laughter from the audience
the hoots of night birds
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