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Definition of sirene

Sirene
Sirene Si*rene", n. See Siren, 6.
sirene
Siren Si"ren, n. [L., fr. Gr. ???: cf. F. sir[`e]ne.] 1. (Class. Myth.) One of three sea nymphs, -- or, according to some writers, of two, -- said to frequent an island near the coast of Italy, and to sing with such sweetness that they lured mariners to destruction. Next where the sirens dwell you plow the seas; Their song is death, and makes destruction please. --Pope. 2. An enticing, dangerous woman. --Shak. 3. Something which is insidious or deceptive. Consumption is a siren. --W. Irving. 4. A mermaid. [Obs.] --Shak. 5. (Zo["o]l.) Any long, slender amphibian of the genus Siren or family Sirenid[ae], destitute of hind legs and pelvis, and having permanent external gills as well as lungs. They inhabit the swamps, lagoons, and ditches of the Southern United States. The more common species (Siren lacertina) is dull lead-gray in color, and becames two feet long. 6. [F. sir[`e]ne, properly, a siren in sense 1.] (Acoustics) An instrument for producing musical tones and for ascertaining the number of sound waves or vibrations per second which produce a note of a given pitch. The sounds are produced by a perforated rotating disk or disks. A form with two disks operated by steam or highly compressed air is used sounding an alarm to vessels in fog. [Written also sirene, and syren.]

Meaning of sirene from wikipedia

- Sirene (Albanian: djathë i bardhë; Bulgarian: сирене [ˈsirɛnɛ]; Macedonian: сирење; Serbian: сир/sir) also known as "white brine sirene" (Bulgarian: бяло...
- called "Supplementary Information Request at the National Entry" (SIRENE). The SIRENE office records an "hit" on a SIS data record and forwards further...
- Mami Wata (Mammy Water) or La Sirene is a water spirit venerated in West, Central, and Southern Africa, and in the African diaspora in the Americas. Mami...
- Sirene is a type of Bulgarian cheese. The word may also refer to: French frigate Sirène (1795), a French Navy sailing ship Sirène-class submarine (disambiguation)...
- A Mermaid in Paris (French: Une sirène à Paris) is a 2020 fantasy romantic comedy film directed by Mathias Malzieu, who co-wrote the script alongside Stéphane...
- However, Akira starts to question his own methods after he encounters Sirene and Kaim, two demons whose relationship to one another challenged Akira's...
- The German literary magazine Neue Sirene existed between 1994 and 2017. The title was founded in 1994 and was issued twice a year. Its headquarters was...
- sandwich with egg/sirene mixture on top Mekitsi(singular: "Mekitsa") — Deep-fried dough pastry, typically served with jam, honey, sirene or icing sugar French...
- Mississippi Mermaid (French: La Sirène du Mississipi) is a 1969 French romantic drama film directed by François Truffaut and starring Catherine Deneuve...
- The Red Siren (French: La sirène rouge) is a 2002 French crime thriller film based upon the novel by same name by Maurice G. Dantec. The film was directed...