clank

  • 1 Clank — est un personnage fictif de la série Ratchet and Clank d Insomniac Games. Petit robot aux grands yeux vert venant de l usine de robots de la planète Quartu, Clank fut créé dans un but des plus flous. Dès sa naissance il est traqué par la sécurité …

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  • 2 Clank — Clank, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Clanked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Clanking}.] To cause to sound with a clank; as, the prisoners clank their chains. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 clank — clank·ety clank; clank·ing·ly; clank; …

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  • 4 clank — [klaŋk] n. [like Du klank, MHG klanc, of echoic orig.] a sharp, metallic sound, not so resonant as a clang and shorter in duration vi. 1. to make a clank 2. to move with a clank vt. to cause to clank …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 Clank — (kl[a^][ng]k), n. [Akin to clink, and of imitative origin; cf. G. klang sound, D. klank. Cf. {Clang}.] A sharp, brief, ringing sound, made by a collision of metallic or other sonorous bodies; usually expressing a duller or less resounding sound… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 Clank — Clank, v. i. To sound with a clank. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 clank — [ klæŋk ] verb intransitive or transitive if a heavy metal object clanks or if you clank it, it makes a short loud sound ╾ clank noun count …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 8 Clank — may refer to: A character from the Ratchet and Clank video game series The NATO reporting name for the Antonov An 30 This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. If an internal link l …

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  • 9 clank — [klæŋk] v [Date: 1600 1700; Origin: Probably from the sound] if a metal object clanks, it makes a loud heavy sound ▪ A tram clanked past. >clank [i]also clanking n ▪ the clanking of machinery …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 clank — 1610s (v.), 1650s (n.), perhaps echoic, perhaps a blend of clang and clink, perhaps from a Low German source (Cf. M.Du. clank, M.L.G. klank) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 11 clank — [n] metallic noise bang, bong, clash, clink, jangle, ring; concept 595 clank [v] clang, clatter bong, clash, clink, jangle, make noise, resound, reverberate, ring, toll; concept 65 …

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  • 12 clank — ► NOUN ▪ a loud, sharp sound as of pieces of metal being struck together. ► VERB ▪ make a clank. DERIVATIVES clanking adjective. ORIGIN imitative …

    English terms dictionary

  • 13 clank — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ loud PREPOSITION ▪ with a clank ▪ The door opened with a clank. ▪ clank  …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 14 clank — UK [klæŋk] / US verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms clank : present tense I/you/we/they clank he/she/it clanks present participle clanking past tense clanked past participle clanked if a heavy metal object clanks, or if you clank it, it… …

    English dictionary

  • 15 clank — clankingly, adv. clankingness, n. clankless, adj. /klangk/, n. 1. a sharp, hard, nonresonant sound, like that produced by two pieces of metal striking, one against the other: the clank of chains; the clank of an iron gate slamming shut. v.i. 2.… …

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  • 16 clank — I. verb Etymology: probably imitative Date: 1656 intransitive verb 1. to make a clank or series of clanks < the radiator hissed and clanked > 2. to go with or as if with a clank < tanks clanking through the streets > …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 17 clank — [[t]klæ̱ŋk[/t]] clanks, clanking, clanked VERB When large metal objects clank, they make a noise because they are hitting together or hitting against something hard. A pan rattled and clanked... [V prep] Here we are now, Beth said, as the train… …

    English dictionary

  • 18 clank — verb (I, T) if a metal object clanks or if you clank it, it makes a loud heavy sound clank noun (C): the clank of machinery …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 clank — [[t]klæŋk[/t]] n. 1) a sharp, hard, nonresonant sound, like that of two pieces of metal striking together: the clank of chains[/ex] 2) to make such a sound 3) to move with such sounds: The old truck clanked up the hill[/ex] 4) to cause to make a… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 20 clank — v. to clank shut * * * [klæŋk] to clankshut …

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