klaxon


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a kind of loud horn formerly used on motor vehicles

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This result is inconsistent with the policy underpinnings of Klaxon and Van Dusen.
Although this Part does not canvass the entire array of the Court's choice-of-law cases, it examines in detail the Court's approach in Klaxon and Van Dusen v.
He added: "It was explained that though the klaxon was sounded due to the short timescale of the incident staff may have perceived that all the remaining activities in activating the plan would have been considered excessive."
At the World Cup in West Germany in 1974 everyone was deafened by the drone of klaxons.
In fact, it was so loud that several operators fainted in fright when the klaxon went off, so staff stuffed tennis balls down the horn to muffle the sound.
They had their flashing lights on but they didn't have their klaxons on so there was no way I could know they were coming.
I heard the fire engine, klaxon blaring, racing through the town.
"The dinosaurs that run our sport can't even arrange for every stewards' box to be fitted with a klaxon, which would warn punters of an impending inquiry.
Fans, that can produce large volumes of air from such a small physical size, have many industrial applications, say Secomak, a division of Klaxon Signals, of 502 Honeypot Lane, Stanmore, Middlesex, tel:020 8952 5566.
The delay in announcing the inquiry, which resulted in the demotion of Nashaab, and the failure of the klaxon to sound, resulted in chaos at the course.
The Kommander from Klaxon Signals is a new user-recordable tone and voice message sounder that has been designed for industrial and security applications.
Claims that the device, which sounds a klaxon when the train goes through danger lights and will stop the train unless it is overridden by the driver, was not activated are expected to be made at the hearing, which will be covered live on television.
Operation Klaxon also led to the jailing of two drug couriers in Scotland and two in the Caribbean.
THE 25th annual Knowle Fun Run will see a record number of competitors spring into action on Sunday when the klaxon sounds at the village's Arden School at midday.
But bookmakers were also up in arms, complaining that the klaxon, used to signal the announcement of an inquiry, failed to sound.