clinking

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clink 1

 (klĭngk)
intr. & tr.v. clinked, clink·ing, clinks
To make or cause to make a light, sharp ringing sound: clinked their wineglasses together in a toast.
n.
A light, sharp ringing sound, as of glass or metal.

[Middle English clinken, probably from Middle Dutch klinken, of imitative origin.]

clink 2

 (klĭngk)
n. Slang
A prison or a prison cell; a jail: spent the night in the clink.

[After Clink, a district of London famous for its prison.]
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Adj.1.clinking - like the light sharp ringing sound of glasses being tapped
reverberant - having a tendency to reverberate or be repeatedly reflected; "a reverberant room"; "the reverberant booms of cannon"