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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Clash  \Clash\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Clashed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Clashing}.]  [Of  imitative  origin;  cf  G.  klatschen  Prov.  G. 
  kleschen  D.  kletsen  Dan.  klaske  E.  clack.] 
  1.  To  make  a  noise  by  striking  against  something  to  dash 
  noisily  together. 
 
  2.  To  meet  in  opposition;  to  act  in  a  contrary  direction;  to 
  come  onto  collision;  to  interfere. 
 
  However  some  of  his  interests  might  clash  with  those 
  of  the  chief  adjacent  colony.  --Palfrey. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Clash  \Clash\,  v.  t. 
  To  strike  noisily  against  or  together. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Clash  \Clash\  n. 
  1.  A  loud  noise  resulting  from  collision;  a  noisy  collision 
  of  bodies;  a  collision. 
 
  The  roll  of  cannon  and  clash  of  arms.  --Tennyson. 
 
  2.  Opposition;  contradiction;  as  between  differing  or 
  contending  interests,  views,  purposes,  etc 
 
  Clashes  between  popes  and  kings.  --Denham. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  clash 
  n  1:  a  loud  resonant  repeating  noise;  "he  could  hear  the  clang  of 
  distant  bells"  [syn:  {clang},  {clangor},  {clangour},  {clangoring}, 
  {clank},  {crash},  {jangle}] 
  2:  a  state  of  conflict  between  persons  [syn:  {friction}] 
  3:  a  minor  short-term  fight  [syn:  {brush},  {encounter},  {skirmish}] 
  v  1:  crash  together  with  violent  impact:  "The  cars  collided"; 
  "Two  meteors  clashed"  [syn:  {collide}] 
  2:  be  incompatible;  be  or  come  into  conflict;  "These  colors 
  clash"  [syn:  {jar},  {collide}] 
  3:  disagree  violently;  "We  clashed  over  the  new  farm  policies" 




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