Definition of 'siren'
Example sentences containing 'siren'
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Feet sounded on the deck, the thud of a heavy rope against the hull, the blare of a siren. HIGH STAND (2001)He jumped into the car, stuck the bubble light on the roof, and hit the siren and gas. DOLL'S EYES (2001)
She checked her mirrors constantly, half-expecting the chilling siren of a pursuing police car. THE RHYTHM SECTION (2001)
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Translations for 'siren'
British English: siren /ˈsaɪərən/ NOUN
A siren is a warning device which makes a long, loud, wailing noise. Most fire engines, ambulances, and police cars have sirens.
We heard a police siren.
- American English: siren
- Arabic: صَفَّارَةُ الْإِنْذَار
- Brazilian Portuguese: sirene
- Chinese: 汽笛
- Croatian: sirena
- Czech: siréna
- Danish: sirene
- Dutch: sirene
- European Spanish: sirena alarma
- Finnish: sireeni
- French: sirène alarme
- German: Sirene
- Greek: σειρήνα
- Italian: sirena
- Japanese: サイレン
- Korean: 경적
- Norwegian: sirene
- Polish: syrena sygnał
- European Portuguese: sirene
- Romanian: sirenă
- Russian: сирена
- Spanish: sirena
- Swedish: siren
- Thai: เสียงสัญญาณเตือนภัย
- Turkish: siren
- Ukrainian: сирена
- Vietnamese: còi báo động
Definition of siren from the Collins English Dictionary
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