- Clarion is defined as something loud and clear.
The sound made by a fire truck's siren is an example of clarion.
- The definition of a clarion is a trumpet with a clear high pitched tone.
The instrument used by medieval armies for instruction in battle is an example of a clarion.
- a trumpet of the Middle Ages producing clear, sharp, shrill tones
- Old Poet. the sound of a clarion, or a sound like this
Origin of clarionMiddle English clarioun ; from Old French clarion ; from Medieval Latin clario, a trumpet ; from Classical Latin clarus, clear
- A medieval trumpet with a shrill clear tone.
- The sound of this instrument or a sound resembling it.
Origin of clarionMiddle English clarioun, a clarion, from Old French clarion, from Medieval Latin clari&omacron;, clari&omacron;n-, from Latin clarus, clear; see clear.
- (music) A medieval brass instrument, related to the trumpet, or its sound.
- The clarion's call to action has been heard.
(comparative more clarion, superlative most clarion)
- Loud and clear.
- A clarion call to action has been heard.
Middle English, from Old French claron, from Medieval Latin clario (“trumpet”), from Latin clarus (“clear”)
clarion - Computer Definition
A family of application development systems for Windows from SoftVelocity, Inc., Pompano Beach, FL (www.softvelocity.com). Clarion provides a comprehensive set of tools for development, including a screen builder, 4GL and application generator. It includes a compiler that is known for generating fast executables. It also includes a data dictionary and drivers for popular databases. Clarion was originally developed by Clarion Software Corporation, later to become TopSpeed Corporation. In 2000, the Clarion product line was acquired by SoftVelocity.