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pan·ic but·ton

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  1. panic buttonnoun

    a button to push in order to summon help in case of an emergency

    "the circuit is operated by a panic button"; "when he saw that I was angry he hit the panic button"


  1. panic buttonnoun

    An emergency button which, when pressed, alerts authorities of danger or triggers an alarm system.


  1. Panic button

    A panic alarm is an electronic device designed to assist in alerting somebody in emergency situations where a threat to persons or property exists. A panic alarm is frequently but not always controlled by a concealed panic alarm button. These buttons can be connected to a monitoring center or locally via a silent alarm or an audible bell/siren. The alarm can be used to request emergency assistance from local security, police or emergency services. Some systems can also activate closed-circuit television to record or assess the event. Many panic alarm buttons lock on when pressed, and require a key to reset them.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of panic button in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of panic button in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of panic button in a Sentence

  1. Randy Frederick:

    It's more of a caution flag than a panic button.

  2. Fernand Amandi:

    I still think it's a little too soon to push the panic button, but having said that, we are not seeing the types of numbers with Hispanic voters that we should be seeing with the most hostile person to ever hold public office against Hispanics as the President, and that in and of itself is a concern. I'm flabbergasted.

  3. Jonathan Golub:

    A lot of folks are hitting the panic button, and it's not really the right way to think about this. You have to look at what's really going on.

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