Definitions for fire alarm

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fire alarm(noun)

    a shout or bell to warn that fire has broken out

  2. fire alarm, smoke alarm(noun)

    an alarm that is tripped off by fire or smoke


  1. fire alarm(Noun)

    An electromechanical or electronic bell, klaxon, chime, horn, speaker, strobe light or other device which warns people in a building of a possible fire or other condition requiring evacuation.

  2. fire alarm(Noun)

    The sound or other warning made by a fire alarm.

  3. fire alarm(Noun)

    An emergency response to a fire by the fire department with manpower and equipment.

  4. Origin: fire + alarm

Translations for fire alarm

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • Feuermelder, FeueralarmGerman
  • alarma de incendios, alarma anti-incendioSpanish
  • palohälytys, hälytys, palohälytin, palovaroitinFinnish
  • alarme incendie, avertisseur d'incendieFrench
  • allarme antincendioItalian
  • 火災警報, 火災警報機Japanese
  • brandalarmDutch
  • brannalarm, brannutrykningNorwegian
  • brandkårsutryckning, brandlarmSwedish

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