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clang

(klăng) [L. clangere, to peal]
A loud, metallic sound.
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He has of late written sonnets about his mother's death (1998; Klangernas bok)--reminding us that the word sonnet means "a small sound, a clang"--and these clangs in content swell to encompass our whole reality, physical as well as psychical and metaphysical.
The scorned woman in "Shatter Me" effectively evolves from borderline violent rage to anthemic emancipation in the scant space of three minutes, while "Marie in the Middle," a heartbreaking tale of a woman's drug overdose, clangs and rattles the poetic power of a classic Patti Smith composition.
For as the gentle current shuttled the bowls across the center of the pool and back around either side, the gallery was filled with noise--a music of crashes, clinks, soft rings, and percussive clangs amplified by subaquatic microphones.
The bell in the police headquarters in Stafford clangs three or four times a day - and officers say it can be heard with growing frequency.
But this is a place to which many visitors come, and, as a showpiece building for a major oil company goes, it is modest in its detailing which almost clangs as you go upstairs.
It clangs like a bungled ad line, and there's nothing we "13ers" hate more than bad marketing, you know.
The bubbles made "horrendous clangs and clamors' as they burst under the hull of the Melville.
Beach's character clangs the bell from all directions.
The music takes on a Greek accent, and Siracusa clangs a school bell and blows a train whistle, yelling, ``All aboard