- a signal horn operated by compressed air or steam.
Origin of typhon
apparently after Typhon, mythical monster associated with tempests
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Examples from the Web for typhon
The lower nature (Typhon) has killed the higher nature in him.Christianity As A Mystical Fact
Deliver me from the Typhon who feedeth on entrails, O chiefs!
And her hair was red, burning red, the very color of Typhon.Uarda, Complete
Now Typhon is volcanic storm, generally the evil spirit of tumult.Modern Painters, Volume V (of 5)
Nebt-hi or Nephthys, the sister of Isis; sister and wife of Typhon.A Manual of the Historical Development of Art
G. G. (Gustavus George) Zerffi
- Greek myth a monster and one of the whirlwinds: later confused with his father Typhoeus
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