clang, clangor, clangour, clangoring, clank, clash, crash(verb)
a loud resonant repeating noise
"he could hear the clang of distant bells"
make a clank
"the train clanked through the village"
A loud, hard sound of metal hitting metal, especially such a repetitive sound.
To make a clanking sound
a sharp, brief, ringing sound, made by a collision of metallic or other sonorous bodies; -- usually expressing a duller or less resounding sound than clang, and a deeper and stronger sound than clink
to cause to sound with a clank; as, the prisoners clank their chains
to sound with a clank
Origin: [Akin to clink, and of imitative origin; cf. G. klang sound, D. klank. Cf. Clang.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
klangk, n. a sharp sound, less prolonged than a clang, such as is made by a chain.—v.t. or v.i. to make or cause a clank.—n. Clank′ing, the action of the verb clank.—adj. Clank′less, without clank. [Prob. formed under the influence of Clink and Clang.]
The numerical value of clank in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of clank in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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