smoke alarm


Definition of smoke alarm

  1. :  a device that makes a loud and harsh noise when smoke fills a room

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the gaseous products of burning materials especially of organic origin made visible by the presence of small particles of carbon

    :  a suspension of particles in a gas

    :  a mass or column of smoke

  1. :  to emit or exhale smoke

    :  to emit excessive smoke

    :  to undergo punishment :  suffer

  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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to cast off or become cast off

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