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Definitions for klaxon
ˈklæk sənklax·on

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. klaxon, claxonnoun

    a kind of loud horn formerly used on motor vehicles

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  1. klaxonnoun

    A loud electric horn or alarm.

Wikipedia

  1. klaxon

    A horn is a sound-making device that can be equipped to motor vehicles, buses, bicycles, trains, trams (otherwise known as streetcars in North America), and other types of vehicles. The sound made usually resembles a "honk" (older vehicles) or a "beep" (modern vehicles). The driver uses the horn to warn others of the vehicle's approach or presence, or to call attention to some hazard. Motor vehicles, ships and trains are required by law in some countries to have horns. Like trams, trolley cars and streetcars, bicycles are also legally required to have an audible warning device in many areas, but not universally, and not always a horn.

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  1. klaxon

    A klaxon is a type of loud horn or alarm that produces a distinctive sound, often used in vehicles such as submarines and trains, or in emergency situations to alert people of potential danger.

Editors Contribution

  1. klaxonnoun

    also a termed used in the Air Force , especially during the cold war or ALERT STATUS. Horns painted yellow, were marked Alert Klaxon . Pull to right allow alert traffic to pass .

    "If there is an alert , you will know because you will hear the klaxons."


    Submitted by NABOB on April 6, 2023  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of klaxon in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of klaxon in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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