HyperDic: alarm_system

English > 1 sense of the expression alarm system:
NOUNartifactalarm system, alarm, warning devicea device that signals the occurrence of some undesirable event
English > alarm system: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA device that signals the occurrence of some undesirable event.
Synonymsalarm, warning device
Narrowerautomobile horn, car horn, motor horn, horn, hooterA device on an automobile for making a warning noise
burglar alarmA warning device that is tripped off by the occurrence of a burglary
fire alarm, smoke alarmAn alarm that is tripped off by fire or smoke
hornAn alarm device that makes a loud warning sound
sirenAn acoustic device producing a loud often wailing sound as a signal or warning
BroaderdeviceAn instrumentality invented for a particular purpose
Spanishalarma, sistema de alarma, sistema de seguridad
Catalanalarma, sistema d'alarma, sistema de seguretat

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