communication cord


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communication cord

Brit a cord or chain in a train which may be pulled by a passenger to stop the train in an emergency
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We forgot to tell you that there was a new problem with the communication cord that developed after the first lot.
You and I would have run screaming towards the nearest communication cord.
Wembley Park tube station alone can handle 37,500 people in an hour, but fluid migration will be more sorely tested when drunken pond life pull the communication cord between every stop.
If the French electorate felt that the European train was travelling too fast and in the wrong direction, they were entitled to pull the communication cord.
Turn procedures require a headset and a communication cord.
Even now Tony Blair is eyeing up the communication cord.
15) Communication cord (soldiers tie green string to each other and tug it to alert one another silently).
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