I hope he turned the lights and siren on!
A police car raced by with its siren screaming.
The facades are frequently adorned with carvings and inscriptions, one of which records the legend of the capture of a siren in 1403, who lived for some time among the people of Edam, but escaped again to the sea.
Even the ambulance siren was hard to hear.
If he could only be sure it wasn't Lydia who'd chased Billy Langstrom down the mountain, siren screaming, to his rolling, crushing death.
I think now that he knows you were on the mountain and you suspect something about the vodka, he realizes you heard the siren so he's setting it up to look like it was me, not him, who chased Billy.
I won't volunteer I heard a siren, but if I'm pressed, I won't deny it either.
He listened for the siren but heard only his Jeep, and twice, the scrapes of his underside as he bottomed out on protruding stone.
Gabriel stopped in front of her, his heat and nearness like a subtle siren song that tried to lure her closer.
The siren must have been one of them.
Soon the place is swarmed with siren screaming representatives of the law enforcement community, and I hear a gunshot!
The heavy swell made it difficult to get alongside the "Vindictive," and only a few men had got across when the siren sounded the retire.
Just before the accident, I heard a siren and then saw a white car speeding down the mountain.
The vibrograph is also well suited for the same purpose, and so in an especial manner is Helmholtz's double siren, in which, by continually turning round the upper box, a note is produced by it more or less out of tune with the note formed by the lower chest, according as the handle is moved more or less rapidly, and most audible beats ensue.
This vase dates about 250 B.C., and the Siren charms represent her in the same way, but usually mounted on two sea-horses.
"Best we could do on short notice," Fred yelled over the wailing blast of the fire engine's siren ahead of them.
He told of hearing a siren just before the accident and seeing what he thought to be a sheriff's car.
I'm not even sure now the siren came from the same direction.
In acoustics he invented, about 1819, the improved siren which is known by his name, using it for ascertaining the number of vibrations corresponding to a sound of any particular pitch, and he also made experiments on the mechanism of voice-production.
The conditions assumed in this investigation are probably nearly realized in a harmonium and in a double siren of the form used by Helmholtz, and in these cases there can be no doubt that actual objective tones are produced, for they may be detected by the aid of resonators of the frequency of the tone sought for.
The siren could be heard before the vehicle was seen, so Carmen pulled over.
Further, Rucker and Edser, using a siren as source, have succeeded in making a fork of the appropriate pitch respond to both difference and summation tones (Phil.
He was eloquent (hence his nickname "the Siren") but controversial in tone.
The siren of L.
Helmholtz's double siren is well calculated for the investigation of the laws of interference of sound.
Dove (1803-1879)1879) produced a modification of the siren by which the relations of different musical notes may be more Dove's readily ascertained.
viii.) further adapted the siren for more extensive use, by the addition to Dove's instrument Helmholtz's of another chest cone), i Double taming its own fixed Siren.
During the short drive to Lydia Larkin's quarters, Dean's brain pounded with the question of the siren that preceded the horrible accidentâ€”and his glimpse of a white vehicle.
The only sound he remembered was ambulance siren on its long journey to the Montrose hospital.
A still simpler form of siren may be constituted with a good spinning-top, a perforated card disk, and a tube for blowing with.
The siren of C. Cagniard de la Tour is founded on the same principle as the preceding.
It consists of a cylindrical chest of brass, the base of which is pierced at its centre with an opening in which is fixed a brass tube projecting outwards, and Siren of intended for supplying the cavity of the cylinder with Cagniard de compressed air or other gas, or even liquid.
As an example of the application of this siren, suppose that the number of revolutions of the plate, as shown by the indices, amounts to 5400 in a minute, that is, to 90 per second, then the number of vibrations per second of the note heard amounts to 90n, or (if number of holes in each plate = 8) to 720.
He has observed that in young specimens of Siren lacertina (the larva is still unknown) the gills are rudimentary and functionless, and that it is only in large adult specimens that they are fully developed in structure and function; he therefore concludes that the sirens are the descendants of a terrestrial type of batrachians, which passed through a metamorphosis like the other members of their class, but that more recently they have adopted a permanently aquatic life, and have resumed their branchiae by reversion.
He examined the opacity of the air for sound in connexion with lighthouse and siren work, and he finally clinched the proof of what had been already substantially demonstrated by several others, viz.
or Axolotl of Mexico were brought to him by Humboldt in the beginning of the 10th century, that these Batrachians were not really related to the Perennibranchiates, such as Siren and Proteus, with which he was well acquainted, but represented the larval form of some air-breathing salamander.
Here are the rock of the siren Lurlei or Lorelei; the old castles of Stahleck and Pfalz, which belonged to the Counts Palatine of the Rhine; and the quaint medieval towns of Caub and St Goarshausen.
- Ventral present in the jaws of all known Stegocephalia view of the head and Apoda and of nearly all Caudata, Siren and trunk of Ichthy- alone presenting plates of horn upon the ophis glutinosus.
It was the piercing screech of a siren.
He grabbed her hand and pulled her close, "Dance with me, my leggy Siren."
C. Dumeril; and, in this arrangement, the name Amphibiens is restricted to Proteus and Siren.
This disk is per- Siren.
In it the fixed and movable plates Do Siren.
The inventor has given to this instrument the name of the many-voiced siren.
She'd been a siren, a human whose black heart lured any immortal she encountered into the hands of the Dark One!
Even so, he knew Tim was as vulnerable as any man to the siren song of absolute power.
all-clear siren was of a continuous sound at the high note.
Seven ambulance (1990) A clinically white room with smoothly finished walls is filled with the noise of an ambulance siren.
blare of a siren whizzing past.
blare blaring siren of a fire engine arrives on the bridge, followed by police cars and the car of AGENT MULDER.
Grams: Siren, then bagpipes, then explosion, then clucking chicken Crun: Answer that phone!
Emergencies / Fire IN THE event of fire, or other reasons necessitating the evacuation of the building, a siren will sound continuously.
There was, in the old days--before everybody married by machinery--something not altogether unworthy in being a siren, wasn't there?
The carrier signal modulated by the police officers voice or siren control signal is sent over these same wires back to the exchange.
necessitatees / Fire IN THE event of fire, or other reasons necessitating the evacuation of the building, a siren will sound continuously.
Output trigger may be linked to a text pager or additional siren, and the alarm comes with a comprehensive 3 year guarantee.
If Mars is attuned to subtle seduction, for example, the most blatant siren call will be ignored.
siren's call that radiated from Vince's eyes.
The button pressure also operates the siren at the top of the hose tower.
sound the air raid siren, there's an evil drone on the horizon, Red Tape are mounting the attack!
About ten yards away, a loud siren on a telephone pole goes off.
siren voices telling Africans visiting the United States, The Soviet Union or Britain, must have been tempting indeed.
siren song to many.
siren call of the open pubs.
siren warning is not at any significant risk from the hazard.
siren control signal.
An air raid siren at the Nurses Home on Westgate Road was sounded.
He plays the sound of a police siren for a recall.
In a time of confusion, there will be many siren voices clamoring for attention.
wailing of the warning siren on the building site.
warning air raid siren.
From Siren - USA To separate egg yolks from whites.
These were at first purely symbolical, meaningless to any but a Christian eye, such as the Vine, the Good Shepherd, the Sheep, the Fisherman, the Fish, &c. Even the personages of ancient mythology were pressed into the service of early Christian art, and Orpheus, taming the wild beasts with his lyre, symbolized the peaceful sway of Christ; and Ulysses, deaf to the Siren's song, represented the Believer triumphing over the allurements of sensual pleasure.
SIREN, a name derived from the Greek Sirens (see below) for an acoustical signalling instrument specially used in lighthouses, &c. (see Lighthouse), and applied by analogy to certain other forms of whistle.
Cope has first shown, the siren must be regarded as a degenerate rather than a primitive type.
His own siren was riddled through and through, but the order was passed to the "Daffodil," and the shriek of its siren rose above the din.
Parthenope, as well as Dikearchia, was formed as a new colony from Cumae, and was so called from a legendary connexion of the locality with the siren of that name, whose tomb was still shown in the time of Strabo.
It was time to answer the ever-present siren 's call that radiated from Vince 's eyes.
Sound the air raid siren, there 's an evil drone on the horizon, Red Tape are mounting the attack !
These siren voices telling Africans visiting the United States, The Soviet Union or Britain, must have been tempting indeed.
Sooner or later, politics is a siren song to many.
Best avoid the siren call of the open pubs.
In general terms, anyone who cannot hear the siren warning is not at any significant risk from the hazard.
A t t a c k siren control signal.
They are so quick after the siren that I am sure they never undress at night.
Eerily, the soul tearing sound mutated into the wailing of the warning siren on the building site.
But the threat of imminent destruction was implicit in every warning air raid siren.
A sexy witch is bound to brew up some trouble when she flaunts a sexy cat eye and siren red lips.
Bright siren reds send a come hither vibe, while a deep rich red is provocative and sexy.
It can give you that polished image you're after for the workplace, or can transform you into a sexy siren for a hot date.
Dear Siren:You are absolutely normal and then some.
This look is more sexy siren than perfect prom queen and will definitely turn heads.
A mermaid silhouette gives the feeling of 1940s screen siren, and you can play up the vibe by wearing your hair in pin curls and sporting deep crimson lips.
From former dancer and model to sexy screen siren, yesterday's bikini-clad star is now an entrepreneur and family woman.
Velvet Siren: If sexy is more your style, you'll enjoy the choices you'll find at this site.
If a high level of the gas is detected, an alarm signal is sent to the monitoring station, a siren is sounded in the member's home and the dispatcher immediately sends help.
Honk your horn with L3, or even better, bribe the police chief, steal a police car, and turn on the siren with L3.
It's hard not to be taken for the serious siren when you're wearing this priceless refined number.
They emit either a very loud siren, or voice alert whenever the alarm has been triggered.
By choosing the perfect bottoms to go with it, you can fashion a modest outfit or go for all-out siren - it's all up to you!
Mermaids have long been thought to be sexy and seductive, and there are many costumes available portraying the siren side of the tailed beauties.
Young girls are especially fascinated with mermaids and many desire to dress-up like a siren of the sea beyond Halloween.
Color is also an important feature of the brand; it is never shy when it comes to color, so you'll be purchasing your choice handbag in anything from flirty powder pinks to rich siren reds.
In a different century, Pisces would be known as a siren since she can be quite the seductress.
With the reasonable heel height and siren color, you can't go wrong.
Not only does the alarm have a loud, emergency siren sound, but a small propeller leaps from the clock and flies around the room.
Additional goodies include AM/FM and shortwave radio, siren, cell phone charger, weatherband and emergency beacon.
Even though not everything at Siren's Secrets would be considered retro, when you visit you will find perhaps the largest selection of fantasy costumes that you have ever seen.
If you need larger sizes or want something specific then visit Siren's Song Lingerie.
AH: In Siren, we had this kind of John Woo type fight scene in Lex Luthor’s mansion.
A special confirmation is given in this case, as the Siren is represented mounted on her seahorse crossing the Styx upon the vase of Pluto and Proserpine in the collection of the Naples Museum.
The sea-horse and the Siren alone are commonly found as charms; the Siren being sometimes in her fishtail form and sometimes in the form of a harpy.
The presence, in some genera, of a second row of mandibular teeth seems to indicate the former existence of a splenial element, such as exists in Siren among the Caudata and apparently in the labyrinthodonts.
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