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verb [intransitive/transitive]     clang pronunciation in British English
/klæŋ/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyclang
he/she/itclangs
present participleclanging
past tenseclanged
past participleclanged
  1. Sound effect if something made of metal clangs, or if you clang it, it makes a loud sound

    The bells were still clanging in the cathedral tower.

    clang shut:

    The door clanged shut behind them.

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clang

     clang pronunciation in British English
noun [countable]
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singularclang
pluralclangs
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