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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"
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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.
Marissa Spang, Northern Cheyenne/Crow, will present a keynote address on how Indian Education for All and place-based integration enhances science, math, English language arts, and social studies.
In her fascinating new book on the question, Rebecca Spang reveals that the relationship between money, politics, and society in a time of revolution was far more complex than historians have previously imagined.
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.
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Film-maker Lasse Spang Olsen was nailed to a cross during a ceremony in the village of Cutud, Pampanga, north of Manila.
Lasse Spang Olsen, a 48-year-old filmmaker from Denmark, joined Enaje and 15 other Filipino devotees and had his hands and feet nailed to the cross.