Definition of Clanging

1. Adjective. Having a loud resonant metallic sound. "A clanging gong"

Exact synonyms: Clangorous
Similar to: Noisy
Derivative terms: Clangor



Definition of Clanging

1. Verb. (present participle of clang) ¹

2. Noun. A noise that clangs. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Clanging

1. clang [v] - See also: clang

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Clanging

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clanging (current term)
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Literary usage of Clanging

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1. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1861)
"... To hear the clanging bells ring out from every tower and steeple ; To see our glorious flag flung wide all through the loyal land ; To know at last the ..."

2. Systematic Theology: A Compendium and Commonplace-book Designed for the Use by Augustus Hopkins Strong (1907)
"... should give us confidence when" evil seems impending: : " How many times have I seen the fire-engines of church and state clanging and lumbering along ..."

3. Philadelphia and Its Manufactures: A Hand-book Exhibiting the Development by Edwin Troxell Freedley (1859)
"... as the artisan contributes his mite to the vast sum of toil ; whilst many a stately edifice, with its hundreds of employees and clanging machinery, ..."

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