Siren


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Synonyms for Siren

Synonyms for Siren

Words related to Siren

a sea nymph (part woman and part bird) supposed to lure sailors to destruction on the rocks where the nymphs lived

Related Words

a woman who is considered to be dangerously seductive

a warning signal that is a loud wailing sound

an acoustic device producing a loud often wailing sound as a signal or warning

eellike aquatic North American salamander with small forelimbs and no hind limbs

References in classic literature ?
First she said we were to keep clear of the Sirens, who sit and sing most beautifully in a field of flowers; but she said I might hear them myself so long as no one else did.
When we had got within earshot of the land, and the ship was going at a good rate, the Sirens saw that we were getting in shore and began with their singing.
I have some excellent ivory-black; it will be done in a moment, and we will replace the Medici by the nymphs or the sirens, whichever you prefer.
The words seemed to fill the room with an emotion which Katharine connected with the sound of distant wheels, the footsteps hurrying along the pavement, the cries of sirens hooting down the river, the darkness and the wind.
2, disguises herself as an old man in order to warn Petulius against a seductive siren: "I am the ghost of Ulysses, who continually hover about these places where this Siren haunteth, to save those which otherwise should be spoiled.
The depot officially closed in 1993, and the siren I hear now is not the one I grew up with.
The siren's loudness isn't likely tocreate a noise problem, because the siren would be encased within a large, thick-walled structure through which gases and entrained fly ash from the combustion of coal would pass on their way to cleanup devices such as electrostatic precipitators, baghouses and cyclones.
Siren Telephone, a rural ILEC in Siren, Wisconsin, joins the ranks of Allied Telesis' many U.
CHEMICAL manufacturer Syngenta is testing its public warning sirens tomorrow.
Siren's second product, Siren Safety Circle, connects friends and family, allowing them to stay connected in an emergency using group text, push to talk, location sharing and letting each other know when they call or text 911.
A MAJOR exercise to test warning sirens across Bahrain yesterday evoked memories of the first Gulf War in 1990.
The owner was caught driving the car with the siren on, and other drivers were giving way because they thought his car was a police vehicle facing an urgent situation.
So the siren remains, a throwback, maybe, but also a vital means of communication in small towns.
Sheriff's officials are looking into the need for a siren in the new Tesoro del Valle neighborhood that lies just to the west of the jail compound, Deputy Mike Johnson said.
Eight years of research and experimentation have been necessary to develop the Siren and give it all the virtues of a real musical instrument.