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clang

 (klăng)
n.
1. A loud, resonant, metallic sound.
2. The strident call of a crane or goose.
intr. & tr.v. clanged, clang·ing, clangs
To make or cause to make a clang.

[Probably from Latin clangere, to ring, clang.]

clang

(klæŋ)
vb
1. to make or cause to make a loud resounding noise, as metal when struck
2. (intr) to move or operate making such a sound
n
3. a resounding metallic noise
4. (Zoology) the harsh cry of certain birds
[C16: from Latin clangere]

clang

(klæŋ)

v.i.
1. to give out a loud, resonant sound, as that produced by a large bell or two heavy pieces of metal striking together.
2. to move with such sounds: The trolley clanged down the street.
v.t.
3. to cause to resound or ring loudly.
n.
4. a clanging sound.
[1570–80; < Latin clangere to resound, clang]

clang


Past participle: clanged
Gerund: clanging

Imperative
clang
clang
Present
I clang
you clang
he/she/it clangs
we clang
you clang
they clang
Preterite
I clanged
you clanged
he/she/it clanged
we clanged
you clanged
they clanged
Present Continuous
I am clanging
you are clanging
he/she/it is clanging
we are clanging
you are clanging
they are clanging
Present Perfect
I have clanged
you have clanged
he/she/it has clanged
we have clanged
you have clanged
they have clanged
Past Continuous
I was clanging
you were clanging
he/she/it was clanging
we were clanging
you were clanging
they were clanging
Past Perfect
I had clanged
you had clanged
he/she/it had clanged
we had clanged
you had clanged
they had clanged
Future
I will clang
you will clang
he/she/it will clang
we will clang
you will clang
they will clang
Future Perfect
I will have clanged
you will have clanged
he/she/it will have clanged
we will have clanged
you will have clanged
they will have clanged
Future Continuous
I will be clanging
you will be clanging
he/she/it will be clanging
we will be clanging
you will be clanging
they will be clanging
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been clanging
you have been clanging
he/she/it has been clanging
we have been clanging
you have been clanging
they have been clanging
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been clanging
you will have been clanging
he/she/it will have been clanging
we will have been clanging
you will have been clanging
they will have been clanging
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been clanging
you had been clanging
he/she/it had been clanging
we had been clanging
you had been clanging
they had been clanging
Conditional
I would clang
you would clang
he/she/it would clang
we would clang
you would clang
they would clang
Past Conditional
I would have clanged
you would have clanged
he/she/it would have clanged
we would have clanged
you would have clanged
they would have clanged
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.clang - a loud resonant repeating noiseclang - a loud resonant repeating noise; "he could hear the clang of distant bells"
noise - sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound); "he enjoyed the street noises"; "they heard indistinct noises of people talking"; "during the firework display that ended the gala the noise reached 98 decibels"
Verb1.clang - make a loud noise; "clanging metal"
sound, go - make a certain noise or sound; "She went `Mmmmm'"; "The gun went `bang'"

clang

verb
1. ring, toll, resound, chime, reverberate, jangle, clank, bong, clash A little later the church bell clanged.
noun
1. ringing, clash, jangle, knell, clank, reverberation, ding-dong, clangour He pulled the gates shut with a clang.
Translations
رَنين، طَنينيَرِن، يَطِن
kovově hlučetkovový zvuk
smækkesmækken
glymjaglymur
žvangesysžvangėti
šķindēšanašķindēt
kovový zvuk
çınlamaçınlamaktınlamatınlamak

clang

[klæŋ]
B. VIsonar mucho, hacer estruendo
the gate clanged shutla puerta se cerró ruidosamente
C. VThacer sonar

clang

nKlappern nt; (of hammer)Hallen nt, → Dröhnen nt; (of swords)Klirren nt
viklappern; (hammer)hallen, dröhnen; (swords)klirren
vtklappern mit; cymbalschlagen; bellläuten

clang

[klæŋ]
2. viemettere un suono metallico
the gate clanged shut → il cancello si chiuse con fragore

clang

(klӕŋ) verb
to produce a loud ringing sound. The heavy gate clanged shut.
noun
such a sound. a loud clang.
References in classic literature ?
So he doffed his prison garb, and put on his old fertilizer clothing, and heard the door of the prison clang behind him.
The abbot was helpless with rage and humiliation when I brought him out on a balcony and showed him the head of the state marching in and never a monk on hand to offer him welcome, and no stir of life or clang of joy-bell to glad his spirit.
I discerned in the course of the morning that Thornfield Hall was a changed place: no longer silent as a church, it echoed every hour or two to a knock at the door, or a clang of the bell; steps, too, often traversed the hall, and new voices spoke in different keys below; a rill from the outer world was flowing through it; it had a master: for my part, I liked it better.
Meantime the clang of the blows, and the shouts of the combatants, mixed fearfully with the sound of the trumpets, and drowned the groans of those who fell, and lay rolling defenceless beneath the feet of the horses.
When a small child is lost, or a convict has escaped from prison, or the forest is on fire, or some menace from the weather is at hand, the telephone bells clang out the news, just as the nerves jangle the bells of pain when the body is in danger.
Then came a clang of broken glass; night fell upon them; sounds alternately dull and ringing announced the bounding of the lantern down the bank, and its occasional collision with the trees.
Presently he got one to suit, after a little play back and forward the bolt yielded, and with a rusty clang, shot back.
The bronze panels suddenly slid up and struck the frame with a clang.
Nobody has a higher opinion of the courage and skill of Athos than I have; but I like better to hear my sword clang against lances than against staves.
The corpse stood motionless, but addressed the widow in accents that seemed to melt into the clang of the bell, which fell heavily on the air while he spoke.
Up sprouted also a great many trumpeters; and with the first breath that they drew, they put their brazen trumpets to their lips, and sounded a tremendous and ear-shattering blast, so that the whole space, just now so quiet and solitary, reverberated with the clash and clang of arms, the bray of warlike music, and the shouts of angry men.
The modern steamship advances upon a still and overshadowed sea with a pulsating tremor of her frame, an occasional clang in her depths, as if she had an iron heart in her iron body; with a thudding rhythm in her progress and the regular beat of her propeller, heard afar in the night with an august and plodding sound as of the march of an inevitable future.