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English definition of “clank”

clank

verb [I/T]    /klæŋk/
to make a short , loud sound like that of metal objects hitting each other, or to cause something to make such a sound : [I] Ray’s van clanked down the driveway . clank    /klæŋk/ noun [C usually sing] the clank of silverware on plates
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