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

Wiktionary

  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

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

fire alarm

an apparatus (eg a bell) to give warning of a fire

Everyone had to leave the building when the fire alarm rang.

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