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CLARION

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does clarion mean? 

CLARION (noun)
  The noun CLARION has 1 sense:

1. a medieval brass instrument with a clear shrill tone

  Familiarity information: CLARION used as a noun is very rare.


CLARION (adjective)
  The adjective CLARION has 1 sense:

1. loud and clear

  Familiarity information: CLARION used as an adjective is very rare.


CLARION (verb)
  The verb CLARION has 2 senses:

1. blow the clarion
2. proclaim on, or as if on, a clarion

  Familiarity information: CLARION used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CLARION (noun)


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Meaning:

A medieval brass instrument with a clear shrill tone

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("clarion" is a kind of...):

brass; brass instrument (a 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)


CLARION (adjective)


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Meaning:

Loud and clear

Context example:

a clarion call

Similar:

loud (characterized by or producing sound of great volume or intensity)


CLARION (verb)


Sense 1clarion [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Blow the clarion

Classified under:

Verbs of sewing, baking, painting, performing

Hypernyms (to "clarion" is one way to...):

play (perform music on (a musical instrument))

Domain category:

music (musical activity (singing or whistling etc.))

music ((music) the sounds produced by singers or musical instruments (or reproductions of such sounds))

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s


Sense 2clarion [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Proclaim on, or as if on, a clarion

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Hypernyms (to "clarion" is one way to...):

exclaim; proclaim; promulgate (state or announce)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


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