Clang meaning

klăng
A loud, resonant, metallic sound.
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The strident call of a crane or goose.
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To make or cause to make a clang.
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To make, or strike together with, a loud, sharp, ringing sound, as of metal being struck.
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To move with such a sound.
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To make a loud, harsh cry, as esp. the crane does.
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To cause to make a clanging sound.
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A clanging sound or cry.
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A loud, ringing sound, like that made by free-hanging metal objects striking each other.
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Quality of tone.
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The cry of some birds, including the crane and the goose.
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(psychology, psychiatry) A word or phrase linked only by sound and not by meaning, characteristic of some mental disorders.
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To strike (objects) together so as to produce a clang.
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(intransitive) To give out a clang; to resound.
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Origin of clang

  • Probably from Latin clangere to ring, clang

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Latin clangere.

    From Wiktionary