Definitions for clangklæŋ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. to give out a loud, resonant sound, as that produced by a large bell or two heavy pieces of metal striking together.

  2. to move with such sounds:

    The trolley clanged down the street.

  3. (v.t.)to cause to resound or ring loudly.

  4. (n.)a clanging sound.

Origin of clang:

1570–80; < L clangere to resound, clang

Princeton's WordNet

  1. clang, clangor, clangour, clangoring, clank, clash, crash(verb)

    a loud resonant repeating noise

    "he could hear the clang of distant bells"

  2. clang, clangor(verb)

    make a loud noise

    "clanging metal"


  1. clang(Noun)

    A loud, ringing sound, like that made by free-hanging metal objects striking each other.

  2. clang(Noun)

    Quality of tone.

  3. clang(Noun)

    The cry of some birds, including the crane and the goose.

  4. clang(Noun)

    A word or phrase linked only by sound and not by meaning, characteristic of some mental disorders.

  5. clang(Verb)

    To strike (objects) together so as to produce a clang.

  6. clang(Verb)

    To give out a clang; to resound.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Clang(verb)

    to strike together so as to produce a ringing metallic sound

  2. Clang(verb)

    to give out a clang; to resound

  3. Clang(noun)

    a loud, ringing sound, like that made by metallic substances when clanged or struck together

  4. Clang(noun)

    quality of tone


  1. Clang

    Clang is a compiler front end for the C, C++, Objective-C and Objective-C++ programming languages. It uses LLVM as its back end and has been part of its releases since LLVM 2.6. Its goal is to offer a replacement to the GNU Compiler Collection. Development is completely open-source, with several major software development companies involved. Its source code is available under the University of Illinois/NCSA License. The Clang project includes the Clang front end and the Clang static analyzer among others.

Translations for clang

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such a sound

a loud clang.

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