Crossword clues for diaphone
Etymology 1 n. 1 A kind of organ pipe. 2 A sound signal which produces sound by means of a slotted piston moved back and forth by compressed air. Etymology 2
n. 1 (context linguistics English) A particular dialectal variant of a phoneme. 2 All the dialectal variants of a phoneme, considered as a whole.
n. a foghorn that makes a signal consisting of two tones
Usage examples of "diaphone".
The sound of an air diaphone fog signal emitted from the loud-speaker.
The engine started up with a roar, and the renewed cheers were drowned out when the tanker that towered above the pumping station sounded its great diaphone horn.