Definitions for klaxonˈklæk sən
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a loud electric horn often used as a warning signal.
Origin of klaxon:
1905–10, Amer.; formerly a trademark
a kind of loud horn formerly used on motor vehicles
A loud electric horn or alarm.
A vehicle horn is a sound-making device used to warn others of the approach of the vehicle or of its presence. Automobiles, trucks, ships, and trains are all required by law in some countries to have horns. Bicycles in many areas are also legally required to have an audible warning device in many jurisdictions, but not universally, and not always a horn.
Translations for klaxon
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
the apparatus in a car etc which gives a warning sound
The driver blew his horn.
- بوق السَّيّارَهArabic
- buzinaPortuguese (BR)
- die HupeGerman
- horn; advarselshornDanish
- bocina, claxonSpanish
- kürt, dudaHungarian
- (자동차의) 경적Korean
- (automašīnas) taureLatvian
- hoorn, claxonDutch
- klâkson, kornaTurkish
- (汽車)喇叭Chinese (Trad.)
- گاڑی کا ہارنUrdu
- còi xe hơiVietnamese
- （汽车）喇叭Chinese (Simp.)
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