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Klax·on

 (klăk′sən)
A trademark for a loud electric horn.
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klaxon

(ˈklæksən) or

claxon

n
a type of loud horn formerly used on motor vehicles
[C20: former trademark, from the name of the manufacturing company]
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klax•on

(ˈklæk sən)

n.
a loud electric horn often used as a warning signal.
[1905–10, Amer.; formerly a trademark]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.klaxon - a kind of loud horn formerly used on motor vehiclesklaxon - a kind of loud horn formerly used on motor vehicles
horn - an alarm device that makes a loud warning sound
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Translations

klaxon

[ˈklæksn] Nclaxon m
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klaxon

nHorn nt, → Hupe f
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Mayor of London Sadiq Khan, front centre, holds a klaxon horn, as he joins protesters in the People's Vote March for the Future, in London, Saturday Oct.
And to make sure contestants got the most out of the 8am dash, Chris was on hand with a klaxon horn to sound the beginning and end of each person's attempt and a stop-watch to keep time.
If it's not ground problems or carnage at the fences it's a farce like Wednesday - just use a klaxon horn to stop racing.
Police have wailing sirens, firemen their klaxon horn, There are house alarms and car alarms, usually at dawn.
Incidentally, in their run-up to pantomime, the Players are seeking a klaxon horn. Offers, please, to Pat Fox on 01564 783278