alarm signal

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alarm signal

[ə′lärm ‚sig·nəl]
(electronics)
The international radiotelegraph alarm signal transmitted to actuate automatic devices that sound an alarm indicating that a distress message is about to be broadcast.
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On the 24th of May, as the caravan was slowly journeying up the banks of the Nebraska, the hunters came galloping back, waving their caps, and giving the alarm cry, Indians
The landscape of Wales is soon to change fundamentally and forever" - not another alarm cry from the anti wind farm lobby but the words of a very senior civil servant at the All Wales Planning Seminar in Llandrindod Wells on July 18.
And now and then along the way, our Boro red chariot bleated its mournful alarm cry.
They are intelligent birds, and can pick my face out of a crowd of 200 people, sounding their alarm cry to other gulls.
But just to make sure, the sentinel may give its alarm cry as the birds dart through the air.