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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 ?
Then above the clang and clamor of dreadful battle we hear the mournful dirge of minstrels wailing o'er the dead.
Then she heard clang, then from another part clang, then clang, clang far away.
Immediately the last clang had died away Maimie distinctly heard a voice say, "So that's all right.
Clang once more went the blacksmith's hammers, and then chaos
At last the trotting of a horse sounded in the distance, the park gates opened with a clang, and then Mr.
The bronze panels suddenly slid up and struck the frame with a clang.
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.
The clang of the gong pierced his breast like a noise of remembered war.
I have never forgotten that number, and always it comes to memory attended by gibbering obscenity, peals of joyless laughter, the clang of iron doors.
I have already described how I heard the clang of the heavy door, on the occasion of my first visit to the red-brick house.
And now there came a time of stir and bustle, of furbishing of arms and clang of hammer from all the southland counties.
The connection is greater than nominal, however, as Tenney introduces what he takes to be the historically innocent term clang as the foundation for his theory.