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NOUN   a whistle | whistles
VERB   to whistle | whistled | whistled
whistling | whistles
SYNO pennywhistle | tin whistle | to sing | ...
to whistle {verb}zahvízdat [dok.]
to whistle {verb}hvízdat [nedok.] [pískat]
whistle {noun}hvízdání {n}
whistle {noun}hvízdnutí {n}
whistle {noun}zahvízdání {n}
whistle {noun} [catcall]pískání {n}
to blow the whistle on sb. {verb}udávat k-o [nedok.]
to blow the whistle on sb. {verb}donášet na k-o [nedok.]
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Usage Examples English
  • The low whistle, a derivative of the common tin whistle, is also popular, although some musicians find it less agile for session playing than the flute or the ordinary D whistle.
  • The Whistle blower Week is the name given to a series of events in Washington, D.C.
  • At one point in the 1960s, packages of the Cap'n Crunch breakfast cereal included a free gift: a small whistle that, by coincidence, generated a 2600 Hz tone when one of the whistle's two holes was covered.
  • Modern whistle boards in the UK comprise a white circular sign bearing a letter "W".
  • To obtain a whistle a device was put on top of the exhaust to use the flow of exhaust gases as the whistle air.
  • Although the steam engine, and its whistle, have been replaced by gasoline and diesel engines, the whistle codes are still used in many current logging operations.
  • To protect whistle-blowers, civil society organizations have been engaged in a number of advocacy to ensure that people who blow whistle are protected.
  • The Long Eddy Point Lighthouse is also known as "The Whistle", which was the nickname given to the original 1874 steam whistle.
  • This is a list of tin whistle players, people known for playing the tin whistle.
  • Damariscotta is the only known whistler in the world who performs the 'double whistle' where she is able to whistle two different notes simultaneously.
  • The whistle position is not at all like that of a standard whistle (diagram).
  • More often than not a whistle is used in the pool leisure facility (public and private), the following signals are used by some lifeguards with a whistle (Note: it is always important to remember that each facility may have their own standards and procedures for their whistle protocol).
  • The Hancock air whistle was a railroad whistle intended for use on North American diesel locomotives in place of the standard air horn.
  • Staff members wear a silver whistle chain with whistle affixed to the BDU blouse and tucked into the left pocket.
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Contains translations by TU Chemnitz and Mr Honey's Business Dictionary (German-English only).
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