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.

Word by Word Definitions

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

  2. : one of the four elements of the alchemists

  3. : burning passion : ardor

  1. : to set on fire : kindle

  2. : to give life or spirit to : inspire

  3. : to fill with passion or enthusiasm

alarm play
  1. : a call to arms

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

  3. : sudden sharp apprehension and fear resulting from the perception of imminent danger

  1. : to strike with fear

  2. : disturb, excite

  3. : to give warning to


FIRE ALARM Defined for Kids

fire alarm

noun

Definition of fire alarm for Students

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

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