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 Dictionary entry overview: What does clang mean? 

CLANG (noun)
  The noun CLANG has 1 sense:

1. a loud resonant repeating noise

  Familiarity information: CLANG used as a noun is very rare.

CLANG (verb)
  The verb CLANG has 1 sense:

1. make a loud noise

  Familiarity information: CLANG used as a verb is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

CLANG (noun)

Sense 1clang [BACK TO TOP]


A loud resonant repeating noise

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural events


clang; clangor; clangoring; clangour; clank; clash; crash

Context example:

he could hear the clang of distant bells

Hypernyms ("clang" is a kind of...):

noise (sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound))

CLANG (verb)

Sense 1clang [BACK TO TOP]


Make a loud noise

Classified under:

Verbs of seeing, hearing, feeling


clang; clangor

Context example:

clanging metal

Hypernyms (to "clang" is one way to...):

go; sound (make a certain noise or sound)

Sentence frames:

Something ----s
Somebody ----s something
Something ----s something

Sentence examples:

Cars clang in the streets
The streets clang with cars

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