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fire alarm box

A small box, usually red, having a thin sheet of glass or plastic which, if broken, activates a fire alarm system.
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The Ritron callbox can be PC programmed to be compatible with virtually any other brand of VHF or UHF business band radios already in use.
Since its establishment in 2004, Callbox has successfully translated that willingness into well-executed and well-documented acts of community service.
Intrigued by this charming adventurer and tired of her humdrum life (much to the dismay of her boyfriend), Rose eventually accepts his invitation to travel through time and space in his ship called the Tardas, which looks like a British police callbox left over from the '60s (one of the jokes).
The Green Men - or public access callbox units - were piloted on the walls of stations in Kilkenny and Mayo in 1983 to allow people to contact gardai in central stations if their own one was closed.
Harry, who claimed to be a Mr Williamson, had been able to withhold the number of the callbox he used and Mr Moulson said it was impossible to trace it.
FROM CALLBOX TO COMPUTER: AN ITI WHITEPAPER ON THE CHANGING FACE OF TECHNOLOGY IN LAW ENFORCEMENT 3-4, available at http://www.
But unlike the Tardis - - Dr Who's spaceship from the cult TV show - which also took the form of the British police callbox, what you see is what you get.
Instead he telephoned a relative from a nearby callbox for a lift home.
In addition, CDOT upgraded the original emergency callbox system from radio-controlled to a cellular phone callbox and computerized answering system.
Presumably those wanting to strike a bet and watch a race online can simply dive into a callbox.
Two months ago he was cautioned for making pest calls from the callbox.
Callbox Sales and Marketing Solutions marked its 10th year here on July 4 and celebrated how it overcame the many challenges it faced in an industry dominated by inbound call centers that continues to grapple with the shifting tides of the international economy.