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clancular | clancularly | clandestine | clandestine operation | clandestinity | clang | clanger | clanging | clangor | clangoring | clangorous


Noun, Verb (usu participle), Verb (intransitive)


clangv. t. [L. clangere; akin to Gr. kla`zein to clash, scream; or perh. to E. clank.].
     To strike together so as to produce a ringing metallic sound.  [1913 Webster]
    "The fierce Caretes . . . clanged their sounding arms."  [1913 Webster]
clangv. i. 
     To give out a clang; to resound.  Tennyson.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A loud, ringing sound, like that made by metallic substances when clanged or struck together.  [1913 Webster]
    "The broadsword's deadly clang,
    As if a thousand anvils rang.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  Quality of tone.  [1913 Webster]


clang, n. & v.
--n. a loud resonant metallic sound as of a bell or hammer etc.
1 intr. make a clang.
2 tr. cause to clang.

imit.: infl. by L clangere resound



animal noise, bark, barking, belch, birdcall, blare, blat, bray, burr, buzz, cackle, call, caw, change ringing, chime, chiming, chink, chirr, clanging, clangor, clank, clanking, clash, clink, craunch, croak, crump, crunch, cry, ding, ding-a-ling, dingdong, dinging, dingle, dong, donging, gong, grind, groan, growl, grumble, grunt, howl, howling, jangle, jar, jingle, jingle-jangle, jinglejangle, jingling, knell, knelling, mating call, note, peal, peal ringing, pealing, rasp, ring, ring changes, ringing, scranch, scrape, scratch, scrunch, snarl, snore, sound, sound a knell, stridulation, ting, ting-a-ling, tingle, tingling, tink, tinkle, tinkling, tinnitus, tintinnabulate, toll, tolling, twang, ululation, woodnote




N loudness, power, loud noise, din, blare, clang, clangor, clatter, noise, bombilation, roar, uproar, racket, hubbub, bobbery, fracas, charivari, trumpet blast, flourish of trumpets, fanfare, tintamarre, peal, swell, blast, larum, boom, bang (explosion), resonance, vociferation, hullabaloo, lungs, Stentor, artillery, cannon, thunder, loud, sonorous, high-sounding, big-sounding, deep, full, powerful, noisy, blatant, clangorous, multisonous, thundering, deafening, trumpet-tongued, ear-splitting, ear-rending, ear-deafening, piercing, obstreperous, rackety, uproarious, enough to wake the dead, enough to wake seven sleepers, shrill &c 410 clamorous stentorian, stentorophonic, loudly, aloud, at the top of one's voice, at the top of one's lungs, lustily, in full cry, the air rings with, the deep dread-bolted thunder.

VB be loud, peal, swell, clang, boom, thunder, blare, fulminate, roar, resound, speak up, shout, bellow, rend the air, rend the skies, fill the air, din in the ear, ring in the ear, thunder in the ear, pierce the ears, split the ears, rend the ears, split the head, deafen, stun, faire le diable a quatre, make one's windows shake, rattle the windows, awaken the echoes, startle the echoes, wake the dead.


VB rap, snap, tap, knock, ping, click, clash, crack, crackle, crash, pop, slam, bang, blast, boom, clap, clang, clack, whack, wham, brustle, burst on the ear, crepitate, rump, blow up, blow, detonate.

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