HyperDic: clarion

English > 4 senses of the word clarion:
NOUNartifactclariona medieval brass instrument with a clear shrill tone
ADJECTIVEallclarionloud and clear
VERBcreationclarionblow the clarion
communicationclarionproclaim on, or as if on, a clarion
clarion > pronunciation
Soundskleh'riyahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > clarion: 4 senses > adjective 1
MeaningLoud and clear.
Example"a clarion call"
BroaderloudCharacterized by or producing sound of great volume or intensity
English > clarion: 4 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA medieval brass instrument with a clear shrill tone.
Broaderbrass, brass instrumentA wind instrument that consists of a brass tube (usually of variable length) that is blown by means of a cup-shaped or funnel-shaped mouthpiece
Spanishclarín
Catalanclarí, clarín
Verbsclarionproclaim on, or as if on, a clarion
clarionblow the clarion
English > clarion: 4 senses > verb 1, creation
Meaningblow the clarion.
PatternSomebody ----s
Categorymusicmusical activity (singing / singing / singing or whistling etc.)
music(music) the sounds produced by singers or musical instruments (or reproductions of such sounds)
BroaderplayPerform music on (a musical instrument)
Spanishtocar el clarín
Nounsclariona medieval brass instrument with a clear shrill tone
English > clarion: 4 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningproclaim on, or as if on, a clarion.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderproclaim, exclaim, promulgatestate or announce
Spanishclamorear
Nounsclariona medieval brass instrument with a clear shrill tone

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