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clack

noun [C usually singular]     /klæk/
a short sharp noise made by two hard objects being hit together: He could hear the clack of high heels walking past in the corridor.Sounds made by objects, movement or impact clack     verb [I] Their heels clacked on the bare concrete.Sounds made by objects, movement or impact
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