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Alert

(əlûrt`), settlement, on Ellesmere Island, extreme N Nunavut Territory, Canada, on the Arctic Ocean. It is the most northerly permanent settlement in the world. The settlement has a radio and meteorological station and a landing strip operated jointly by Canada and the United States.

alert

[ə′lərt]
(ordnance)
A state of readiness against impending danger or for going into action.

alert

A notification to a position that there is an aircraft-to-aircraft or aircraft-to-airspace conflict, as detected by automated problem detection (APD).

alert

(operating system)
/*'l*rt/ An audible and/or visual message intended to inform a system's users or administrators about a change in the operating conditions of that system or about some kind of error condition. In a graphical user interface, an alert would typically be displayed as a small window containing the message and a button to click to dismiss the window.

alert

(1) A sound or message that indicates some predefined event has occurred or a selected operation is about to be performed. The terms "alert" and "alarm" are sometimes used synonymously; however, an alert is more of a warning in advance, whereas an alarm signals that the event or error has occurred. See alarm.

(2) A document with urgent information about a threat or vulnerability such as CIAC Bulletins at http://ciac.llnl.gov/ciac/CIACHome.html.
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Once triggered, the alerter will vibrate and flash to attract the wearer's attention and will continue until the person is outside the building.
Objectif : informer, sensibiliser voire alerter la population sur la gravite de ce mal silencieux, mais mortel s'il n'est pas pris en charge correctement et a temps.
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De ce fait, des operateurs immobiliers expriment leur [beaucoup moins que] inquietude [beaucoup plus grand que] quant a l'application de cette decision et tiennent a alerter les citoyens sur la necessite de bien comprendre la situation avant de s'engager dans [beaucoup moins que] une mauvaise aventure [beaucoup plus grand que] de vente ou d'achat de ce bien immobilier.
Ils peuvent alerter sur le diabete, par exemple, l'hyperthyroidie, une maladie infectieuse, des problemes cardiovasculaires, des troubles neurologiques ou de l'arthrose.
The upgrade also includes the installation of a low-maintenance battery and altitude alerter.
C'est pour alerter sur ce fleau qu'une journee du souvenir des accidents de la route a ete instituee en 2005 par l'ONU.
L'idee serait aussi de permettre a ces associations d'avoir un droit de passage dans les canaux de communication et des masses medias pour sensibiliser et alerter sur les manquements a la loi et aux dispositions reglementaires.
The Companion Applications Toolkit offers a set of portable telephone functions, including display text messages, sound handset alerter, receive key press event from handset, and place a call on behalf of handset.
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