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clang

clang

5 definitions found
 for clang
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Clang \Clang\ (kl[a^]ng), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Clanged
     (kl[a^]ngd); p. pr. & vb. n. Clanging.] [L. clangere; akin
     to Gr. kla`zein to clash, scream; or perh. to E. clank.]
     To strike together so as to produce a ringing metallic sound.
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           The fierce Caretes . . . clanged their sounding arms.
                                                    --Prior.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Clang \Clang\, v. i.
     To give out a clang; to resound. "Clanging hoofs."
     --Tennyson.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Clang \Clang\, n.
     1. A loud, ringing sound, like that made by metallic
        substances when clanged or struck together.
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              The broadsword's deadly clang,
              As if a thousand anvils rang.         --Sir W.
                                                    Scott.
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     2. (Mus.) Quality of tone.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  clang
      n 1: a loud resonant repeating noise; "he could hear the clang
           of distant bells" [syn: clang, clangor, clangour,
           clangoring, clank, clash, crash]
      v 1: make a loud noise; "clanging metal" [syn: clang,
           clangor]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  84 Moby Thesaurus words for "clang":
     animal noise, bark, barking, belch, birdcall, blare, blat, bray,
     burr, buzz, cackle, call, caw, change ringing, chime, chiming,
     chink, chirr, clanging, clangor, clank, clanking, clash, clink,
     craunch, croak, crump, crunch, cry, ding, ding-a-ling, dingdong,
     dinging, dingle, dong, donging, gong, grind, groan, growl, grumble,
     grunt, howl, howling, jangle, jar, jingle, jingle-jangle,
     jinglejangle, jingling, knell, knelling, mating call, note, peal,
     peal ringing, pealing, rasp, ring, ring changes, ringing, scranch,
     scrape, scratch, scrunch, snarl, snore, sound, sound a knell,
     stridulation, ting, ting-a-ling, tingle, tingling, tink, tinkle,
     tinkling, tinnitus, tintinnabulate, toll, tolling, twang,
     ululation, woodnote