burglar alarm


Definition of burglar alarm

  1. :  a device that makes a loud noise (such as a ringing sound) if someone tries to enter a building by using force

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  one who commits burglary

  1. :  a call to arms

    :  a signal (such 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

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