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spang

 (spăng)
adv. Informal
Precisely; squarely: fell spang into the middle of the puddle.

[Probably from dialectal spang, to leap, jerk, bang, probably of imitative origin.]

spang

(spæŋ)
adv
informal US and Canadian exactly, firmly, or straight: spang on target.
[C19: of unknown origin]

spang

(spæŋ)

adv.
directly or exactly.
[1835–45, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.spang - leap, jerk, bang; "Bullets spanged into the trees"
dialect, idiom, accent - the usage or vocabulary that is characteristic of a specific group of people; "the immigrants spoke an odd dialect of English"; "he has a strong German accent"; "it has been said that a language is a dialect with an army and navy"
collide with, impinge on, hit, run into, strike - hit against; come into sudden contact with; "The car hit a tree"; "He struck the table with his elbow"
References in classic literature ?
The colors that show best by candle-light are white, carnation, and a kind of sea-water-green; and oes, or spangs, as they are of no great cost, so they are of most glory.
Occasional bullets buzzed in the air and spanged into tree trunks.
Spang, a sociocultural anthropologist, explores the food of Belize, situated at the intersection of food studies, culinary tourism, and identity.
Judith Spang, D-Durham, said that the 10-cent charge would not only discourage people from buying bags and throwing them away, but would help retailers offset the cost.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Francis and Erma Feuerborn; her husband, Tom Milnamow; her sister, Joan (Tom) Spang; beloved son-in-law, William Chwee.
"Nylas abstracts away the complexity of syncing and sending email data; not to mention the ongoing maintenance and security concerns that companies would otherwise have to dedicate entire teams to," said Christine Spang, Nylas' co-founder and CTO.
But John Lewis spang into action once I got involved and paid Tracy PS800.
Spang. (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2015.
Detlef Spang, chief executive officer of Colt DCS, said the second Inzai facility was the company's response to burgeoning industry demand for facilities that will support the delivery of major cloud services in Asia.