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Meaning of CLANG

Pronunciation:  klang

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a loud resonant repeating noise; "he could hear the clang of distant bells"
  2. [v]  make a loud noise, as if striking metal

CLANG is a 5 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: clangor, clangor, clangoring, clangour, clank, clash, crash
 See Also: go, noise, sound



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Clang\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Clanged}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Clanging}.] [L. clangere; akin to Gr. ? to clash, scream; or
    perh. to E. clank.]
    To strike together so as to produce a ringing metallic sound.
          The fierce Caretes . . . clanged their sounding arms.
  2. \Clang\, v. i.
    To give out a clang; to resound. ``Clanging hoofs.''
  3. \Clang\, n.
    1. A loud, ringing sound, like that made by metallic
       substances when clanged or struck together.
             The broadsword's deadly clang, As if a thousand
             anvils rang.                          --Sir W.
    2. (Mus.) Quality of tone.
Thesaurus Terms
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