car horn


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Noun1.car horn - a device on an automobile for making a warning noisecar horn - a device on an automobile for making a warning noise
alarm system, warning device, alarm - a device that signals the occurrence of some undesirable event
auto, automobile, car, motorcar, machine - a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine; "he needs a car to get to work"
horn button - a button that you press to activate the horn of an automobile
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Assigned to the 1st Isabela Provincial Mobile Force Company, Geronimo was parking his car when he reacted angrily after Limon repeatedly blew his car horn.
A 60-year-old driver in England got so annoyed when a fellow motorist sounded his car horn that he stabbed him 15 times leaving him seriously injured.
Scope:A new wider road is to be built to replace the aging single lane Awakino Gorge road tunnel on SH3 between New Plymouth and Hamilton.Sounding the car horn in the tunnel had been was a timeless habit for thousands of motorists travelling north and south.The 2.3km bypass, costing $29.8m, would redirect traffic away from the 1920s built tunnel and along two bridges across the Awakino River.The improved layout included a passing lane, landscaped rest area and a walkway to the old tunnel.
"That's when the car horn started going off all the time."
A marketing officer was stabbed several times by two men for honking his car horn in an incident here last Sunday.
What I propose is a variable-pitch car horn system, a sort of cross between an eighties 'dixie' air horn and the phaser weapons off Star Trek which had different settings such as 'stun, heavy stun, dematerialise and kill.' The new horn console could have a choice of little icons for various situations, so my canny gadgie situation would perhaps have a little flat cap retro setting, whereby my car horn would sound like that of an early Morris Minor with a bit of Elvis singing along for extra benign warmth.
They often cross the road before looking properly and cannot hear a car horn.
CAR horn that quacks instead of blares has been developed in Seoul, South Korea.
A QUACKING car horn designed to alert people to danger while reducing the cacophony of noise on city streets has been developed by sound experts.
According to Horntones CEO, Mike Kosco, "Horntones released the FX-550, an MP3 car horn, back in 2007.
I heard a loud noise and a car horn blaring, and ran outside to find out what had happened.
The unsuspecting driver was doing 50mph when he heard the tawny hooting, but thought it was a car horn.