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clang

clang

 
pronunciation:
klaeng
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb, noun
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: clanged, clanging, clangs
definition: to emit a clear, resonant sound or ring, such as that made when two heavy metal objects are struck together.
The dinner bell clanged for almost twenty minutes.
synonyms:
peal, reverberate, ring
similar words:
chime, chink, ding-dong, knell, resound, toll
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to cause to clang or ring.
synonyms:
ring
similar words:
chime, ding, sound, toll
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part of speech: noun
definition: a clanging sound.
the clang of pans on a metal table
synonyms:
bong, ring
similar words:
chime, chink, clank, clink, ding, dong, knell, peal
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