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Title: air horn → κόρνα αέρα, κόρνα πεπιεσμένου αέρα, αεροτενόρος
Post by: spiros on 09 Mar, 2020, 22:33:41
air horn → κόρνα αέρα

An air horn is a pneumatic device designed to create an extremely loud noise for signaling purposes. It usually consists of a source which produces compressed air, which passes into a horn through a reed or diaphragm. The stream of air causes the reed or diaphragm to vibrate, creating sound waves, then the horn amplifies the sound making it louder. Air horns are widely employed as vehicle horns, installed on large buses, semi-trailer trucks, fire trucks, trains, and some ambulances as a warning device, and on ships as a signaling device.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Air_horn

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