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emergency cord in Trains & railways topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishemergency cordeˈmergency ˌcord noun [countable] American English  TTTa chain that a passenger pulls to stop a train in an emergency syn communication cord British English
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emergency cordThat coppery twang on the emergency cord that hangs tight in his gut.An officer allegedly pulled the emergency cord as a joke.