HyperDic: emergency

English > 3 senses of the word emergency:
NOUNeventemergency, exigency, pincha sudden unforeseen crisis (usually involving danger) that requires immediate action
stateemergencya state in which martial law applies
artifactemergency, hand brake, emergency brake, parking brakea brake operated by hand
emergency > pronunciation
Soundsihmer'jhahnsiy; iy'merjhahnsiy
Rhymesabsorbency ... Yangtze: 255 rhymes with siy...
English > emergency: 3 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningA sudden unforeseen crisis (usually involving danger) that requires immediate action.
Example"he never knew what to do in an emergency"
Synonymsexigency, pinch
BroadercrisisA crucial stage / stage or turning point in the course of something
Spanishapuro, emergencia, urgencia
Catalanemergència, urgència
Adjectivesemergentoccurring unexpectedly / unexpectedly and requiring urgent action
English > emergency: 3 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningA state in which martial law applies.
Example"the governor declared a state of emergency"
Broadertemporary stateA state that continues for a limited time
English > emergency: 3 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA brake operated by hand; usually operates by mechanical linkage.
Synonymshand brake, emergency brake, parking brake
Part ofmotor vehicle, automotive vehicleA self-propelled wheeled vehicle that does not run on rails
BroaderbrakeA restraint used to slow or stop a vehicle
Spanishfreno de auxilio, freno de estacionamiento, freno de mano
Catalanfre auxiliar, fre de mà

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