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English definition of “clank”

clank

verb [I or T]     /klæŋk/
to make a short loud sound like that of metal objects hitting each other, or to cause something to make this sound : My bike chain was clanking in an alarming way as I pedalled along. Whenever their team scored a goal , they clanked their beer cans together.Sounds made by objects, movement or impact clank     noun [C usually singular] I heard the clank of buckets as they went to milk the cows .Sounds made by objects, movement or impact
(Definition of clank verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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