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/ˈsīrən/,
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sirens, plural;
  1. A device that makes a loud prolonged sound as a signal or warning
    • - ambulance sirens
  2. Each of a number of women or winged creatures whose singing lured unwary sailors onto rocks

  3. A woman who is considered to be alluring or fascinating but also dangerous in some way

  4. An eel-like American amphibian with tiny forelimbs, no hind limbs, small eyes, and external gills, typically living in muddy pools


  1. a sea nymph (part woman and part bird) supposed to lure sailors to destruction on the rocks where the nymphs lived; "Odysseus ordered his crew to plug their ears so they would not hear the Siren's fatal song"
  2. enchantress: a woman who is considered to be dangerously seductive
  3. a warning signal that is a loud wailing sound
  4. eellike aquatic North American salamander with small forelimbs and no hind limbs; have permanent external gills
  5. Sirenidae, the sirens, is a family of aquatic salamanders. Family members have very small forelimbs, and lack hind limbs altogether. In one species, the skeleton in their forelimbs is made of only cartilage. ...
  6. Borderlands is a science fiction first-person shooter with RPG elements that was developed by Gearbox Software for Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. It was first revealed in the September 2007 issue of Game Informer magazine. ...
  7. Siren, in comics, may refer to: * Siren (DC Comics), a DC Comics character * Siren (Malibu Comics), a character in Malibu Comics Ultraverse * Siren (Image Comics), a series from Image Comics
  8. Siren is a fictional supervillain, a comic book mermaid published by DC Comics. She debuted in The Titans #5 (July 1999), and was created by Devin Grayson and Mark Buckingham. ...
  9. Siren is the sixth women's fragrance made by Parlux Fragrances. It is endorsed by Paris Hilton.
  10. Siren is a genus of aquatic salamanders of the family Sirenidae. The genus consists of two species which have elongate, eel-like bodies, with two small vestigial forelegs.
  11. Siren is the third studio album by indie rocker Heather Nova, released in 1998.
  12. Siren was a Canadian magazine, published in Toronto, Ontario for the city's lesbian community.
  13. "Siren" is a song written and composed by Robin Juhkental, and will represent Estonia in the Eurovision Song Contest 2010 as a result of winning the national contest Eesti Laul 2010. ...
  14. This is a list of fictional characters in the Ultraverse.
  15. The second season of the American science fiction series Millennium aired between 1997 and 1998. The Fox Network decided to renew the series for a third season.
  16. A siren is a loud noise maker. Most modern ones are civil defense or air- raid sirens, tornado sirens, or the sirens on emergency service vehicles such as ambulances, police cars and fire trucks. There are two general types, pneumatic and electronic.
  17. The following are minor but notable fictional characters on the NBC/DirecTV soap opera Passions whose connections to the four major families are either weak or non-existent.
  18. Siren is a 1990 play by Australian playwright David Williamson.
  19. a zoological name for a genus in family Sirenidae - the sirens
  20. (Greek mythology) One of a group of nymphs who lured mariners to their death on the rocks; A device, either mechanical or electronic, that makes a piercingly loud sound as an alarm or signal; A dangerously seductive woman; A common name for salamanders of Siren and Sirenidae; A common name for ...
  21. (Sirens) are sometimes used to alert the public to releases of hazardous materials, such as chemicals from a derailed train car or a manufacturing plant.
  22. The Sirens (Acheloides) were daughters of the river-god Achelous and a Muse. They had been nymphs and playmates of Persephone, and for not protecting her when she was carried off by Pluto, they were transformed into beings half-woman and half-bird by Demeter. ...
  23. Isaiah 13:22, a translation for Hebrew tán, which, indicates an animal dwelling in ruins, and may generally be rendered by jackal. No other resemblance than a verbal one should be sought between this tán and the fabulous being, famous by its allurements, called Siren by the ancient poets.
  24. Machine that made a wailing noise as a warning when enemy planes were seen.
  25. Another name for an ‘audible warning’, as fitted to emergency vehicles. Listen for different siren tones, and changes from one tone to another on the approach to junctions and roundabouts.