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fire alarm

noun

Simple Definition of fire alarm

  • : a device that makes a loud sound to warn people when there is a fire

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of fire alarm

  1. :  a device that makes a loud sound to warn people when there is a fire <Someone set off the fire alarm.>

Word by Word Definitions

fireplay
  1. :  the phenomenon of combustion manifested in light, flame, and heat

    :  one of the four elements of the alchemists

    :  burning passion :  ardor

  1. :  to set on fire :  kindle

    :  ignite

    :  to give life or spirit to :  inspire

alarmplay
  1. :  a call to arms

    :  a signal (as a loud noise or flashing light) that warns or alerts

    :  a device that signals

  1. :  to strike with fear

    :  disturb, excite

    :  to give warning to


FIRE ALARM Defined for Kids

fire alarm

noun

Definition of fire alarm for Students

  1. :  an alarm sounded to signal that a fire has broken out




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