Definition of Klang

1. a complex musical tone [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Klang

kiwi vine
kiwifruit
kiwifruits
kiwikiwi
kiwis
kix
kizami
kjarposko
kk
kkoktu
kkwaenggwari
klackers
kladnoite
klamaths
klammath weed
klang (current term)
klangs
klap
klapped
klapping
klaps
klatch
klatches
klatchs
klatsch
klatsches
klatskin's tumour
klatskin tumour
klavalier
klavaliers

Literary usage of Klang

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1. A Descriptive Dictionary of British Malaya by Nicholas Belfield Dennys (1894)
"Hill about 6 miles from the mouth of the E. klang, on the S. bank. Bukit Jelutong.—A hill of low elevation owned by Mr. NOORDIN of Penang, on the S. bank of ..."

2. Two Years in the Jungle: The Experiences of a Hunter and Naturalist in India by William Temple Hornaday (1885)
"Return to klang. A WEEK after landing in Singapore, I set off up the coast toward Malacca, in search of good collecting ground. ..."

3. Dwight's Journal of Music: A Paper of Art and Literature by John Sullivan Dwight (1877)
"A musical sound—ie, one having definite pitch —Helmholtz calls a " klang," the ... This complexity of klang is most easily recognized in the hum of a bell. ..."

4. Pagan Races of the Malay Peninsula by Walter William Skeat, Charles Otto Blagden (1906)
"... dwellings at klang were fitted with these instruments, and they could be heard at a distance of upwards of a mile when the wind blew strongly.1 The ..."

5. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1870)
"... late Governor-General of the two klang Provinces, im- Earl Clarendon took occasion to define the views of the English Government concerning its relation ..."

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