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  • alarm mechanism — apparatus which sets off an alarm bell when a certain occurrence takes place …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Alarm clock — Clock Clock (kl[o^]k), n. [AS. clucge bell; akin to D. klok clock, bell, G. glocke, Dan. klokke, Sw. klocka, Icel. klukka bell, LL. clocca, cloca (whence F. cloche); al perh. of Celtic origin; cf. Ir. & Gael. clog bell, clock, W. cloch bell. Cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • alarm system — An apparatus consisting of wire and bell or horn constructed so as to be actuated by electricity, placed with more or less permanency at the entrance of a house or place of business, or at the door of a vault, and so set that any movement of the… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • still alarm — noun : a fire alarm transmitted (as by telephone call or by voice communication with the unit directly concerned) without sounding the fire signal apparatus * * * a burglar alarm, fire alarm, or the like, that is activated silently and transmits… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Multiple-alarm fire — One alarm, two alarm, three alarm fires, or higher, are categories of fires indicating the level of response by local authorities, with an elevated number of alarms indicating increased commitment of resources. The term multiple alarm is a quick… …   Wikipedia

  • Fire apparatus — A fire apparatus, fire engine, fire truck, or fire appliance is a vehicle designed to assist in fighting fires, by transporting firefighters to the scene, and providing them with access, water or other equipment. In some areas, the terms fire… …   Wikipedia

  • Self-contained breathing apparatus — SCBA redirects here. For other uses, see SCBA (disambiguation). Not to be confused with the very similar Self Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus. Toronto firefighter wearing an SCBA A self contained breathing apparatus, or SCBA, sometimes… …   Wikipedia

  • Fire alarm — Fire Fire (f[imac]r), n. [OE. fir, fyr, fur AS. f[=y]r; akin to D. vuur, OS. & OHG. fiur, G. feuer, Icel. f[=y]ri, f[=u]rr, Gr. py^r, and perh. to L. purus pure, E. pure Cf. {Empyrean}, {Pyre}.] 1. The evolution of light and heat in the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Still alarm — A still alarm is a fire alarm transmitted silently, usually by telephone, rather than by sounding the conventional signal or bell apparatus. Still alarms are commonly used to alert fire and medical personnel as to what type of emergency they are… …   Wikipedia

  • still alarm — noun Date: 1875 a fire alarm transmitted (as by telephone call) without sounding the signal apparatus …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • fire alarm — /ˈfaɪər əlam/ (say fuyuhr uhlahm) noun 1. a visible or audible signal that a fire has started; sometimes indicating other hazards, as chemical pollutants, asbestos, etc. 2. an apparatus for giving this signal …   Australian English dictionary


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