clanging clanging  /ˈklæ ŋɪŋ/


  • (adj) having a loud resonant metallic sound


  1. Demolition begins on Catonsville's Simkins Mill

    The clanging sound of metal scraping against metal rang through the air on River Road last week as demolition of the Simkins Mill began.        
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Baltimore Sun

  2. Congratulations, graduates

    BY LARRY GRARD Times Record Staff BATH If it’s tradition you’re into, Morse High School has it in spades. Prior to Sunday’s graduation exercises at McMann Field, the city trolley went up and down Congress Avenue, its bell clanging. They still sing “The Blue and the White” during special occasions like this. There’s still a concert high school band. read more
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Times Record

  3. The Turmoil Behind the Turkish Economic Miracle

    The din of banging pots and pans reverberated late into the night across Istanbul’s narrow alleys at the start of June. Young professionals and older housewives alike stood on their balconies, clanging their kitchenware, in support of the tens of thousands of protesters across the country who took to the streets against Turkey’s government.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: BusinessWeek


  1. "It's not about me," Phillips said. "It really isn't. I'm just riding the train and clanging the bell."
    on Nov 14, 2007 By: Wade Phillips Source: New York Times

  2. "Now this government has had so many warning bells clanging in its ear over the course of the last five years, you've got to say, on the basis of the cumulative evidence not only have they been recklessly negligent, but some of those ministers at...
    on Feb 13, 2006 By: Kim Beazley Source:

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