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twangnoun [C usually sing]

 us   /twæŋ/
a ​ringingsound that ​beginssuddenly and ​continues, ​gradually getting less ​strong, like the ​sound made when the ​string of a ​musicalinstrument is ​pulled and ​quicklyreleased A twang is also a ​quality of ​voiceheard in some ​speakers that is ​related to the ​passing of ​air through the ​nose as they ​speak.
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