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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Clang  \Clang\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Clanged};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Clanging}.]  [L.  clangere;  akin  to  Gr  ?  to  clash,  scream;  or 
  perh.  to  E.  clank.] 
  To  strike  together  so  as  to  produce  a  ringing  metallic  sound. 
 
  The  fierce  Caretes  .  .  .  clanged  their  sounding  arms. 
  --Prior. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Clang  \Clang\,  v.  i. 
  To  give  out  a  clang;  to  resound.  ``Clanging  hoofs.'' 
  --Tennyson. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Clang  \Clang\,  n. 
  1.  A  loud,  ringing  sound,  like  that  made  by  metallic 
  substances  when  clanged  or  struck  together. 
 
  The  broadsword's  deadly  clang,  As  if  a  thousand 
  anvils  rang.  --Sir  W. 
  Scott. 
 
  2.  (Mus.)  Quality  of  tone. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  clang 
  n  :  a  loud  resonant  repeating  noise;  "he  could  hear  the  clang  of 
  distant  bells"  [syn:  {clangor},  {clangour},  {clangoring}, 
  {clank},  {clash},  {crash},  {jangle}] 
  v  :  make  a  loud  noise,  as  if  striking  metal  [syn:  {clangor}] 




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