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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It was the sound of a foghorn. I must say that while the weather conditions were sunny, there was a thick haze across Conwy Bay in the direction of Anglesey.
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."
The pair drop in to see artist Philippa Jacobs at her home, a former Trinity House foghorn station, at North Stack, which can only be reached on foot or by vehicle along a rough track.
Mark, 60, said: "My earliest memories are lying in my bed at night, listening to the sound of foghorns on the Clyde.
"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.
They're both human foghorns and we had them arguing and fighting.
Margot Robbie, Kristen Stewart and Lily-Rose attended as Gigi and Bella Hadid walked to the sound of seagulls and foghorns beside the La two months to build.
By JOSH PARRY ECHO Reporter josh.parry@trinitymirror.com @JOSHPARRYECHO FOGHORNS have been blamed for causing sleepless nights for many Merseysiders who live near the river.
THE eyes of the world were on the North East at the weekend as the region played host to Royalty, Olympic champions, pop superstars and the first - and probably last - ever musical piece to be played on foghorns.
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.
I remember the "city of change and challenge, or decline - crumbling Albert Dock, department stores closing, ever fewer foghorns from the docks on New Year''s Eve...
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.
The air blowing through these pipes produces a series of droning blasts that range the twelve tones of the chromatic scale, making strange but familiar music, like an ensemble of foghorns playing variations on a theme from Swan Lake.