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clank

 (klăngk)
n.
A metallic sound, sharp and hard but not resonant: the clank of chains.
intr.v. clanked, clank·ing, clanks
To make a sharp, hard, metallic sound.

[Probably imitative.]

clank′y adj.

clank

(klæŋk)
n
an abrupt harsh metallic sound
vb
1. to make or cause to make such a sound
2. (intr) to move or operate making such a sound
[C17: of imitative origin]
ˈclankingly adv

clank

(klæŋk)

n.
1. a sharp, hard, nonresonant sound, like that of two pieces of metal striking together: the clank of chains.
v.i.
2. to make such a sound.
3. to move with such sounds: The old truck clanked up the hill.
v.t.
4. to cause to make a sharp sound, as metal in collision.
5. to place, set, etc., with a clank: to clank the door shut.
[1605–15; < Dutch klank sound]

clank


Past participle: clanked
Gerund: clanking

Imperative
clank
clank
Present
I clank
you clank
he/she/it clanks
we clank
you clank
they clank
Preterite
I clanked
you clanked
he/she/it clanked
we clanked
you clanked
they clanked
Present Continuous
I am clanking
you are clanking
he/she/it is clanking
we are clanking
you are clanking
they are clanking
Present Perfect
I have clanked
you have clanked
he/she/it has clanked
we have clanked
you have clanked
they have clanked
Past Continuous
I was clanking
you were clanking
he/she/it was clanking
we were clanking
you were clanking
they were clanking
Past Perfect
I had clanked
you had clanked
he/she/it had clanked
we had clanked
you had clanked
they had clanked
Future
I will clank
you will clank
he/she/it will clank
we will clank
you will clank
they will clank
Future Perfect
I will have clanked
you will have clanked
he/she/it will have clanked
we will have clanked
you will have clanked
they will have clanked
Future Continuous
I will be clanking
you will be clanking
he/she/it will be clanking
we will be clanking
you will be clanking
they will be clanking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been clanking
you have been clanking
he/she/it has been clanking
we have been clanking
you have been clanking
they have been clanking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been clanking
you will have been clanking
he/she/it will have been clanking
we will have been clanking
you will have been clanking
they will have been clanking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been clanking
you had been clanking
he/she/it had been clanking
we had been clanking
you had been clanking
they had been clanking
Conditional
I would clank
you would clank
he/she/it would clank
we would clank
you would clank
they would clank
Past Conditional
I would have clanked
you would have clanked
he/she/it would have clanked
we would have clanked
you would have clanked
they would have clanked
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.clank - a loud resonant repeating noiseclank - 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.clank - make a clank; "the train clanked through the village"
sound, go - make a certain noise or sound; "She went `Mmmmm'"; "The gun went `bang'"
Translations
صَلْصَلَه، قَعْقَعَهيُصَلْصِل، يُقَعْقِع
řinčetřinkot
rasleraslenskramleskramlen
lánccsörgés
skrölt, glamurskrölta, hringla, glamra
džerškėtidžeržgesys
žvadzētžvadzoņa
şakırdamakşakırtışıkırdamakşıkırtı

clank

[klæŋk]
A. Nsonido m metálico seco
B. VIsonar
the train went clanking pastel tren pasó con gran estruendo
C. VThacer sonar

clank

[ˈklæŋk]
vi (= move noisily) → cliqueter
n (= noise) → cliquetis m

clank

nKlirren nt
vtklirren mit
viklirren

clank

[ˈklæŋk]

clank

(klӕŋk) verb
to produce a sound like that made by heavy pieces of metal striking each other. The chains clanked.
noun
such a noise. the clank of pans in the kitchen.
References in classic literature ?
Scarcely had he done so ere a party of armored knights and men-at-arms clanked out upon the planks above him from the mouth of the dark alley.
He simply would not be humble, and clanked his sword in a disgusting way.
At that moment the wind, as it were, surmounting all obstacles, sent the snow flying from the carriage roofs, and clanked some sheet of iron it had torn off, while the hoarse whistle of the engine roared in front, plaintively and gloomily.
The furnaces roared, and the powerful engines whizzed and clanked, like a great metallic heart.
Exactly half a century ago the last British Rail steam locomotives in our region puffed and clanked their way through Tyneside and Wearside, doing the job they were designed for - pulling heavy coal trains from pit to port, or pit to power station.
Seventy-five years since the last tram clanked its way up Linthorpe Road, today on the Remember When website we have a look back at what it was like in those days with lots of previously unseen pictures.
1 : to make or cause to make a clank or series of clanks <The radiator hissed and clanked.
It was rookie catcher Russell Martin whose double clanked off Padres right fielder Terrmel Sledge's glove on the warning track to drive in two in the Dodgers eighth.