foghorn

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Synonyms for foghorn

a loud low warning signal that can be heard by fogbound ships

a warning device consisting of a horn that generates a loud low tone

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Some asked why, when technology such as radar and GPS is commonplace, do foghorns still need to be used?
Emma Horsman, cultural development manager at The Customs House, South Shields, which founded Ch-arted said: "The use of foghorns and this musical tribute to them offer the perfect foundation for exploring a wide range of subjects and our new resource has been developed to do just that, in a fun and accessible way.
Thousands of pop fans were at Sunderland's Stadium of Light for the North East Live event while the foghorn at Souter lighthouse together with ships out at sea and brass bands on shore created an unique musical performance.
Now, after 100 years of dutiful service, the last of the country's 11 remaining foghorns will be no more.
Mark, 60, said: "My earliest memories are lying in my bed at night, listening to the sound of foghorns on the Clyde.
And, it's interesting to hear what Peter Hill has to say about foghorns.
In the same year as this cataract of glass, Regli staged a second sound composition using the sirens and foghorns of seven motorboats and a steamship on the Lake of Zurich (Reality Hacking Nr.
If there were ever a place in New York to find such items as an artificial horizon, beam compass, hand cast brass ship bells with iron cast clappers, books, charts, boat-swains' whistles, maps and foghorns, it is New York Nautical," explains Ms.
Very few of the people who acted inappropriately (booing, blowing foghorns, and rushing the stage) were graduates.
The American classic by Arthur Miller seems very much at home in the Earlsdon theatre as mist and the haunting sound of foghorns swirl around the audience.
THE sound of ferry foghorns on the River Mersey has made it into the top ten of the nation's favourite seaside sounds.
The unusual performance marks the disappearance of the sound of foghorns from Britain's coastlines and is part of the Festival of the North East.
The Foghorn Requiem, created by artists Lise Autogena and Joshua Portway, incorporates the sound of foghorns as part of a unique musical score composed by celebrated British composer, Orlando Gough.
Does he not realise that these foghorns are going off because he and his pals in the banks drove the ship of state straight into the worst economic storm in Irish history.
They will provide improvement courses for coaches, referees and players as well as equipment such asscore tables and books, basketballs and foghorns to sound ``time outs'' during matches.