clarion definition

  • adjective:
    • Loud and clear: a clarion telephone call to weight.
    • Loud and obvious.
    • noisy and obvious
    • Loud and obvious: a clarion call to resistance.
    • Loud and clear.
    • noisy and obvious
  • noun:
    • songs A medieval trumpet with a shrill obvious tone.
    • Music The noise with this tool or an audio resembling it.
    • A medieval metal tool, related to the trumpet, or its sound.
    • A kind of trumpet, whoever note is clear and shrill.
    • a tiny high-pitched trumpet.
    • Hence, any sound resembling that of a clarion; any instrument which utters feels like those of a clarion.
    • An organ-stop having pipes with reeds, which give a bright, piercing tone, generally an octave above the secret struck.
    • In heraldry, a bearing typical in very early English heraldry, and sometimes utilized on the continent, supposed to express a musical wind-instrument.
    • a medieval metal instrument with a definite shrill tone
    • songs A medieval trumpet with a shrill clear tone.
    • musical The noise with this instrument or an audio resembling it.
    • A medieval metal tool, associated with the trumpet, or its sound.
    • A kind of trumpet, whoever note is clear and shrill.
    • a tiny high-pitched trumpet.
    • Hence, any sound resembling that of a clarion; any tool which utters appears like those of a clarion.
    • An organ-stop having pipes with reeds, which give a bright, piercing tone, usually an octave over the key struck.
    • In heraldry, a bearing common in very early English heraldry, and sporadically applied to the continent, likely to represent a musical wind-instrument.
    • a medieval brass instrument with an obvious shrill tone
  • verb:
    • blow the clarion
    • proclaim on, or like on, a clarion
    • blow the clarion
    • proclaim on, or as if upon, a clarion

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