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communication cord

Translation of communication cord in Spanish:

noun

  • (British English) (Railways)
    (cuerda o cadena de la cual se tira para que se frene en una emergencia)
    Example sentences
    • We tackled these by encouraging passengers to pull the communication cord whenever they saw a crime and offering a reward of £1,000 each time they did.
    • The train is passing a narrow peninsula of land, and on sudden impulse he pulls the communication cord and the train grinds to a halt.
    • The hat blew out of the window, whereupon he pulled the communication cord.

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