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clanging

 [klang´ing]
a pattern of speech in which words are selected because of sound rather than meaning, resulting in rhyming and punning (clang association) instead of logic; normal in young children but a sign of mental disturbance in older persons.
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To enter, tell us the name of the clanging machine.
ATLANTA -- The clanging tuning fork test is far more accurate and sensitive than is the 10-g monofilament in screening diabetes patients for peripheral neuropathy, results from two studies suggest.
When I flush my first-floor toilet, a loud clanging noise can be heard throughout the apartment home.
If the course gets the authorisation for the idea, it will be the only chance those who are Santa Anita-bound will get to experience its clanging before the big day.
Dipping their nose in a North Sea swell, keeping clear of a clanging bell.
One passenger said they heard a big clanging noise, while another stated they heard a juddering from the side of the aircraft and then saw what appeared to be flashing lights outside.
"Symbolism is important but, unless the great symbolism of reconciliation is accompanied by even greater substance, it is little more than a clanging gong," he said, echoing biblical words found in St Paul's first letter to the Corinthians.
"They also reduce the sound of unwanted loud noises like clanging dishes."
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With bells and rattles clanging the Geordie invasion began to take shape before 11am when the first of 10 Cup-tie special trains pulled in.
1980: Can't Stop the Music: Village People cowboy Randy Jones, adrift in a film where all the gay content is clanging subtext.
The cast of eight provide 90 minutes of action-packed stomping, banging and clanging with items you would usually find at your local rubbish tip.