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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 twang /ˈtwæŋ/
 弦聲,砰然一聲,鼻音,意味(vi.)砰然響,發撥弦聲,帶鼻音(vt.)用鼻音講

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Twang, v. t. To make to sound, as by pulling a tense string and letting it go suddenly.
    Sounds the tough horn, and twangs the quivering string.   --Pope.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Twang n. A tang. See Tang a state. [R.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Twang v. i. [imp. & p. p. Twanged p. pr. & vb. n. Twanging.]  To sound with a quick, harsh noise; to make the sound of a tense string pulled and suddenly let go; as, the bowstring twanged.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Twang, n.
 1. A harsh, quick sound, like that made by a stretched string when pulled and suddenly let go; as, the twang of a bowstring.
 2. An affected modulation of the voice; a kind of nasal sound.
    He has such a twang in his discourse.   --Arbuthnot.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 twang
      n 1: a sharp vibrating sound (as of a plucked string)
      2: exaggerated nasality in speech (as in some regional
         dialects) [syn: nasal twang]
      v 1: cause to sound with a twang; "He twanged the guitar string"
      2: sound with a twang; "the bowstring was twanging"
      3: twitch or throb with pain
      4: pluck (strings of an instrument); "He twanged his bow"
      5: pronounce with a nasal twang