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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
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The information we gave you on Page 37 of PS 700 (Mar) was not quite correct concerning the communication earplugs (CEPs) and ordering the right integrated communication cords for the aircrew integrated helmet system (AIHS).
The report says fans stopped several trains by pulling the communication cords, then climbed bridges and drainpipes and ran away through gardens.
Carriage safety defects first noted in 1997, such as difficult-to-reach communication cords, had "still not been put right" said the report from the south east England branch of women's group Sorop-timist International.

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