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Meaning of CLANG

Pronunciation:  klang

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  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
 
 Definition: 
  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.
                                                   --Prior.
    
    
  2. \Clang\, v. i.
    To give out a clang; to resound. ``Clanging hoofs.''
    --Tennyson.
    
    
  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.
                                                   Scott.
    
    2. (Mus.) Quality of tone.
    
    
 
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