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What`s the onomatopoeia for a glass breaking?
Discussion in ' The Spam Zone ' started by jackdaniel0 , Aug 15, Log in or Sign up. Onomatopoeia for glass breaking Discussion in ' The Spam Zone ' started by jackdaniel0 , Aug 15, Basically, what word would you use to describe the sound glass makes when it shatters Pls and thx. Arch Mana Knight. Personally, I'd use shatter though not really a sound in itself. Or if it's the sound when it's breaking slowly, then crack.
Examples of Onomatopoeia Words that imitate the sounds or noises they refer to are examples of onomatopoeia. A t the intersection where noise meets language, we have a wonderful collection of words in English that are imitations of the sounds they represent. We hear the boom of an explosion, the roar of a jet, and the hiss of a snake. Some of these words can also function as verbs: Birds chirp , sirens blare , and cars crash. Words that are imitations of the sounds they refer to are examples of onomatopoeia. Examples of onomatopoeia abound in other languages too, although somewhat surprisingly, the words used to describe the same sounds are often not the same in different languages. The pig on Old MacDonald's farm, for example, says oink oink in English, but groin groin in French, grunz in German, and buu buu in Japanese.
Examples of Onomatopoeia
To make a succession of slight sharp snapping noises: a fire crack ling in the wood stove. To show liveliness, energy, or intensity: a book that crack les with humor. To become covered with a network of fine crack s; craze. To crush paper, for example with sharp snapping sounds. To cause china, for example to become covered with a network of fine crack s.
I would go with something like.. Like, for example, I would put something like.. But maybe you had something else in mind. No breaking glass is not a chemical reaction, which is what i think you mean. Breaking the glass does not alter the chemical makeup or properties of the glass.