Clang, v. i. To give out a clang; to resound. “Clanging hoofs.”
1. A loud, ringing sound, like that made by metallic substances when clanged or struck together.
The broadsword's deadly clang,
As if a thousand anvils rang. --Sir W. Scott.
2. Mus. Quality of tone.
Clang v. t. [imp. & p. p. Clanged p. pr. & vb. n. Clanging.] To strike together so as to produce a ringing metallic sound.
The fierce Caretes . . . clanged their sounding arms. --Prior.
n : a loud resonant repeating noise; "he could hear the clang of
distant bells" [syn: clangor, clangour, clangoring,
clank, clash, crash]
v : make a loud noise; "clanging metal" [syn: clangor]