Definition of Klaxon

1. Noun. A kind of loud horn formerly used on motor vehicles.

Exact synonyms: Claxon
Generic synonyms: Horn
Derivative terms: Claxon, Claxon



Definition of Klaxon

1. Noun. A loud electric horn or alarm. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Klaxon

1. a low-pitched horn [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Klaxon

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klapping
klaps
klatch
klatches
klatchs
klatsch
klatsches
klatskin's tumour
klatskin tumour
klavalier
klavaliers
klavern
klaverns
klaviers
klaxon (current term)
klaxoned
klaxoning
klaxons
kleagle
kleagles
klebelsbergite
klebsiella infections
klebsiella pneumonia
klebsiella pneumoniae
klebsiella rhinoscleromatis
klebsiellas
klecktoken
klecktokens
kleeblattschadel

Literary usage of Klaxon

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1. Dyke's Automobile and Gasoline Engine Encyclopedia by Andrew Lee Dyke (1920)
"The voltage required for klaxon horns is 6 to 8 volts. ... The amperage or current consumption is fixed for each size of klaxon horn as stated under ..."

2. The Horseless Age (1909)
"It embodies all the essential elements of the klaxon in smaller size and ... It has the characteristic klaxon NOTE — the sharp metallic tone that warns. ..."

3. Shipbuilding Cyclopedia: A Reference Book Covering Definitions of by Bibber Webster, J. L. Bates, Stephen McKay Phillips, Alfred Henry Haag (1920)
"A powerful, penetrating, unmistakable note makes the klaxon Horn an ... It can be heard The klaxon Horn at a distance of from Applications a quarter of a ..."

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