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clangverb [ I or T ]

uk /klæŋ/ us /klæŋ/

(Definition of “clang” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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clangverb [ I/T ]

us /klæŋ/

to make a loud, ringing sound like metal being hit, or to cause something to make such a sound:

[ I ] There was none of the hissing and clanging one expects in factories.
noun [ C usually sing ] us /klæŋ/

The door rolled shut with a clang.

(Definition of “clang” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)