communication cord


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communication cord

n
(Railways) Brit a cord or chain in a train which may be pulled by a passenger to stop the train in an emergency
Translations
سِلْسِلَة إيقاف القِطار
záchranná brzda
vészfék
aîvörunarkeîja
záchranná brzda
imdat kolu

communication cord

n (Brit) (Rail) → segnale m d'allarme

communicate

(kəˈmjuːnikeit) verb
1. to tell (information etc). She communicated the facts to him.
2. to get in touch (with). It's difficult to communicate with her now that she has left the country.
comˌmuniˈcation noun
1. (an act, or means, of) conveying information. Communication is difficult in some remote parts of the country.
2. a piece of information given, a letter etc. I received your communication in this morning's post.
comˌmuniˈcations noun plural
means of sending messages or of transporting (eg troops and supplies).
comˈmunicative (-tiv) adjective
(negative uncommunicative) talkative; sociable. She's not very communicative this morning.
communication cord
a chain etc in a railway carriage, to be pulled in an emergency.
communiˈcations ˌsatellite noun
References in periodicals archive ?
Williams managed to pull the communication cord, and the train was stopped about 500 yards from Rainford.
Suspicious as to where their colleagues had gone, dining car supervisor Len Tappy and stewards Tommy Thomas and Michael Carey, also Holyhead -based, pulled the communication cord to stop the train.
O'Malley presents the concept of translation under five main rubrics, by way of analysis of the plays produced by Field Day between 1980 and 1991: the Irish past (Friel's Translations and Making History); 'home and hospitality' (Friel's The Communication Cord, his version of Three Sisters and Fugard's Boesman and Lena); 'loyal translations' (The Riot Act, Tom Paulin's version of Antigone and Stewart Parker's Pentecost); 'reciprocation and resolution' (The Cure at Troy, Heaney's version of Sophocles' Philoctetes and High Time, Derek Mahon's version of Moliere's The School for Husbands); and 'masks'--including the necessity for betrayal--in Tom Kilroy's Double Cross and The Madame MacAdam Travelling Theatre and Terry Eagleton's Saint Oscar.
The star, 29, who played Jo Sugden in the ITV soap until 2008, had to pull on the communication cord to alert guards who rushed to her aid.
The information we gave you in the article dates back to 2007 and applies to the initial lot of communications cords provided by Gentex that had the CEP wiring branch integrated into the helmet's communication cord.
A few years back, a punter known as The Magician pulled the communication cord in similar circumstances on the way to Plumpton and then claimed a panic attack when questioned about it.

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