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.
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.
The Friel chapter focuses on Translations, somewhat predictably, and The Communication Cord, as well as addressing, somewhat less thoroughly, Making History, in order to demonstrate the way that post-colonial texts manipulate language acts.
Furthermore, by replacing the communication cord with a covert RF link, operational effectiveness is significantly enhanced without exposing the crew to electronic warfare threats.
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).
Art, all art, is the communication cord that cannot be snapped by indifference or disaster.
The star, 29, who played Jo Sugden in the ITV soap until 2008, had to pull on the communication cord to alert guards who rushed to her aid.
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