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  • v. Past participle of cling

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • imp. of cling.


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  • Simply cut clong either side of it by setting the chicken in an upright position or use the shears to cut through the bones.

    Archive 2008-12-01

  • Finding his injunction disregarded, he stepped forward and brought it down one-handed on the intruder's head with a dull clong!

    Drums of Autumn

  • The MacKenzie jerked back, looking startled for a moment, then grinned with a flash of white teeth, and banged his blade flat on top of Jamie's head, with a resounding clong.

    Dragonfly in Amber

  • And as she clong to him and cried, her patient harte with joy did brast,

    A Little Book of Western Verse

  • The clong of the small schoolhouse bell summoned them.

    Catapult Magazine

  • In many of these markets, denial reigns as owners clong to the belief that the slump is temporary, their paper losses transitory.


  • I recently had to clone a hard disk so I naturally turned to solutions such as Acronis True Image, but I discovered these did not work (the start-up disk claimed the clong was 'complete' when it blatantly wasn't) and I also tried copying the partition using gParted in Ubuntu but this froze at about 3\%, due to corrupt data, which seemed not to be caught in a chkdsk.

    gHacks technology news

  • In the two days we spent there, my Powerbook would work fine for the first 15 minutes and after the hard drive would start becoming warm (not even hot just yet), a very abrupt and clear sound would come out of it: "clong, clong".


  • And needless to say that for the 2 seconds that this "clong, clong" sound would happen, OSX would freeze (this is pretty normal behavior actually, as the drive was doing stuff in the low level, so the OS has to wait for these actions to get completed).


  • The drive would do that "clong, clong" all the time (followed by restarting of the hdd fan, everytime!!), and the funny part is that as much hotter the drive would become, the more frequent the head of the disk would do this noisy sound.



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  • My first girlfriend was a bit clongy.

    January 3, 2016