clink

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The sound of metal on metal, or glass on glass

When Frere had come down, an hour before, the prisoners were all snugly between their blankets. They were not so now; though, at the first clink of the bolts, they would be back again in their old positions, to all appearances sound asleep.

Stress cracks produced in metal ingots as they cool after being cast
To make a clinking sound; to make a sound of metal on metal or glass on glass; to strike materials such as metal or glass against one another

The hammers clinked on the stone all night.

Jail or prison, after the Clink prison in Southwark, London. Used in the phrase in the clink

If he keeps doing things like that, he’s sure to end up in the clink.

{v} to sound like metal
{n} a sharp noise
A slight, sharp, tinkling sound, made by the collision of sonorous bodies
To rhyme
To give out a slight, sharp, tinkling sound
make a high sound typical of glass; "champagne glasses clinked to make a toast"
Jail or prison, after the Clink prison in Southwark, London
make or emit a high sound; "tinkling bells"
{f} make a light sharp sound, ring, jingle, chink
To cause to give out a slight, sharp, tinkling, sound, as by striking metallic or other sonorous bodies together
{i} light sharp ringing sound, clank; prison (Slang)
[Humorous]
a short light metallic sound
If objects made of glass, pottery, or metal clink or if you clink them, they touch each other and make a short, light sound. She clinked her glass against his They clinked glasses The empty whisky bottle clinked against the seat Their glasses clinked, their eyes met. Clink is also a noun. the clink of a spoon in a cup. A light, sharp ringing sound, as of glass or metal. A prison or a prison cell; a jail: spent the night in the clink. if two glass or metal objects clink, or if you clink them, they make a short ringing sound when they are hit together (From the sound)
a correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence)
A prison cell; a lockup; probably orig
make a high sound typical of glass; "champagne glasses clinked to make a toast
the name of the noted prison in Southwark, England
clink glasses
{f} propose or drink a toast, drink in honor of, make a toast, lift a glass
clinked
past of clink
clinking
present participle of clink
clinking
{s} ringing, chinking
clinking
like the light sharp ringing sound of glasses being tapped
clinks
plural of clink
clinks
third-person singular of clink
clink
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