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- n. Alternative spelling of klaxon.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a kind of loud horn formerly used on motor vehicles.
- v. to sound loudly; -- of car horns.
- v. to use the horn of a car.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. make a loud noise
- n. a kind of loud horn formerly used on motor vehicles
- v. use the horn of a car
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Butter tumbles backward and scrambles to her feet as trills and a claxon almost drown out the cries of
Or maybe, given the propensity of my neighbors to drive up and honk (tocar) the horn (claxon), I'll wait upstairs until you honk.
The same claxon sounded, the door ground back open.
At their approach a claxon sounded and the door ground open.
A claxon sounded from the fortress wall and massive steel doors slid back.
No sooner does he get up to look for the remote for the television to check out the news than the battle stations claxon blares and the light indicator on the ceiling turns from red to yellow.
Craig “Borgy” Borgstrom, having gone to call his commander in Fargo about his being called to fly, is just climbing the ladder of his fighter when the alert claxon blares and his heart jumps.
When they are halfway across the tarmac, the claxon blares, indicating an order to battle stations.
And the best way to do it is through a P.A. system or through a claxon system or a siren system.
The busyness rose to dangerous levels, and all I can hear right now is the alarm claxon blaring in my head signaling impending cerebral meltdown.