klaxon klaxon

Definition(s):

  • (n) a kind of loud horn formerly used on motor vehicles

Usage(s):

  1. She sounded her klaxon, stepped briskly into a fog bank at 20 knots.
  2. During a practice firing, announced by an ear-shattering klaxon that called the 158-man crew to battle stations, Farmer assumed his post in front of the sub's dual periscopes.
  3. The sound of spoons banging against empty pots became a symbolic klaxon of protest.

News

  • Oskaloosa City Band set to perform on Thursday

    The Oskaloosa City Band will perform tonight at 8 p.m. on the city square. This week’s marches include: Karl King’s “Imperial,” John Philip Sousa’s “El Capitan,” and Henry Fillmore’s “The Klaxon.”
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Oskaloosa Herald

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