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twang

noun [C usually sing]  /twæŋ/ us  
a ringing sound that begins suddenly and continues, gradually getting less strong, like the sound made when the string of a musical instrument is pulled and quickly released A twang is also a quality of voice heard in some speakers that is related to the passing of air through the nose as they speak.
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