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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The sound heard when a bar of tin is bent.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the peculiar creaking noise made when a bar of tin is bent. It is produced by the grating of the crystal granules on each other.


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