fire alarm

noun

Definition of fire alarm

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

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“Fire alarm.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fire%20alarm. Accessed 13 Jun. 2021.

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fire alarm

noun

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

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