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  • n  a loud resonant repeating noise
    he could hear the clang of distant bells
  • v  make a loud noise
    clanging metal
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  • Bigger, better
    WHEATLAND, Pa. - Other than the clang of steel tubes being spit from new processing equipment or from bundles of product being dropped into bins from overhead cranes, the new Sharon Tube plant is exceptionally quiet, as far as steel manufacturers go.
    June 12, 2013 - Tribune Chronicle
  • Shanklin Park home to adult competition, friendly matches
    The clang of metal bats, the noise of friendly banter and trash talk fill the evening air as another slow pitch softball game gets under way at Shanklin Park.
    June 10, 2013 - Goshen News

  • David Byrne in Chicago Tribune
    Everyone is familiar with the fact that if you rap on a metal column, you will hear a ping or a clang,Byrne said in a published interview with Creative Time President Anne Pasternak. "But I wondered if the pipes could be turned into giant...
  • Walt Harris in Arizona Daily Star
    When it came down to being able to bang, clang and be physical with them, we were not able to do it,Stanford coach Walt Harris said. "And that was the game."
  • HL Mencken in New York Times
    Poetry, in fact, is two quite distinct things,HL Mencken wrote in a 1920 magazine column. "It may be either or both. One is a series of words that are intrinsically musical, in clang-tint and rhythm, as the single word cellar-door is...

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