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  • Chrysler air raid siren — Siren at W.P.Chrysler Museum 2011 The Chrysler Air Raid Siren, Or commonly known as the Chrysler Bell Victory Siren was an air raid siren produced during the Cold War era that had an output of 138 dB at 100 feet (30 m). History Built during… …   Wikipedia

  • Air raid — refers to an attack by aircraft against ground targets. The term is generally used for strategic bombing attacks, while airstrike is used for smaller tactical attacks.WarAttack*Bombing of Guernica (April 26, 1937), the first air attack aimed at… …   Wikipedia

  • air raid — noun Air raid is used before these nouns: ↑shelter, ↑siren, ↑warning …   Collocations dictionary

  • siren — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French & Latin; Middle French sereine, from Late Latin sirena, from Latin siren, from Greek seirēn Date: 14th century 1. often capitalized any of a group of female and partly human creatures in Greek …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • siren — [[t]sa͟ɪ͟ərən[/t]] sirens 1) N COUNT: oft supp N A siren is a warning device which makes a long, loud noise. Most fire engines, ambulances, and police cars have sirens. It sounds like an air raid siren. 2) N COUNT Some people refer to a woman as… …   English dictionary

  • Air Crash at Winkton G-AOVD 24th Dec 1958 — Infobox Airliner accident|name=Winkton Air Crash Crash Image caption= Date=December 24, 1958 Type=Pilot Error and CFIT Site=Sopley Park Winkton Fatalities=9 Injuries=3 Aircraft Type=Bristol Britannia 312 Origin=London England Destination=Hurn… …   Wikipedia

  • Siren (noisemaker) — A siren is a loud noise maker. The original version would yield sounds under water [Adolphe Ganot (translator: Edmund Atkinson), Elementary Treatise on Physics: Experimental and Applied , 8th ed. (N.Y., N.Y.: Wm. Wood and Co., 1877), pages 188… …   Wikipedia

  • siren — n. 1) to sound, turn on a siren 2) an air raid; ambulance siren 3) a siren goes off, rings, sounds, wails * * * [ saɪ(ə)rən] ambulance siren rings sounds turn on a siren wails a siren goes off an air raid to sound …   Combinatory dictionary

  • raid — raid1 [reıd] n [Date: 1400 1500; : Scottish English; Origin: Old English rad ride, raid ; ROAD] 1.) a short attack on a place by soldiers, planes, or ships, intended to cause damage but not take control ▪ a bombing raid ▪ an air raid warning… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • siren — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ approaching ▪ The cars had stopped at the sound of the approaching siren. ▪ distant ▪ blaring, wailing ▪ the blaring sirens o …   Collocations dictionary

  • siren — n. 1 a a device for making a loud prolonged signal or warning sound, esp. by revolving a perforated disc over a jet of compressed air or steam. b the sound made by this. 2 (in Greek mythology) each of a number of women or winged creatures whose… …   Useful english dictionary

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