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  • 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 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • 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

  • clank — clank·ety clank; clank·ing·ly; clank; …   English syllables

  • 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

  • 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

  • Clank — Clank, v. i. To sound with a clank. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 …   New thesaurus

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