smoke signal

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smoke signal

[′smōk ‚sig·nəl]
(ordnance)
A pyrotechnic item designed to produce a sign by means of smoke and used, for example, to provide identification, location, or warning.
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Installation work on installing a fire alarm system and warning people about a fire, which provides the transmission of fire signals and malfunctions of fire automatics to fire emergency and rescue units of the ministry of emergencies in the 9-story building of the administrative building
It has emerged the NIFRS does not recoup the costs of attending repeat unwanted fire signals.
"As a large and complex site over more than 60 acres we have to deal with unwanted fire signals. Any malicious activations are referred to the Trust's security manager who will carry out his own investigation, and, following further investigation, may feel it necessary to report the matter to West Midlands Police for further action."
The simplest form of a CPG is a half-centre, which consists of just two neurons that fire signals alternatively, producing a rhythm.
On the other hand, when an unexpected reward arrives, they fire signals vigorously.
Group manager of South Wales' Fire Safety department, Rob Morris, said: "We've addressed key fire safety areas within the strategy, including the fitting of sprinklers in schools deemed 'at risk', the reduction of unwanted fire signals, the reduction of arson, and the introduction of a league table indicating those schools most at risk from arson, authority by authority."
The buildings are fitted with universal detector units that receive direct and indirect fire signals from Miles, Cosim, Osag, React and other live training simulation systems, and react accordingly; blowing doors and windows open, triggering smoke and light flashes, 'breaking' stairways, etc.
Mr Spencer said the new policy proposes that when there are two false fire signals within a month, a Fire Protection Officer will attend to work with the owner/occupier.
"Unwanted fire signals from automatic detection systems have risen dramatically from 81,100 in 1989 to 219,200 in 1999.
He tells us, "Those who receive the signals write down the letters received in the form of fire signals and transmit them to the next station." The distance over which this system would work was limitless.
A faint foreshadowing of it may be seen in the story that at the time of the battle of Marathon the Alcmaeonids by showing a shield signalled to the Persian fleet that it should sail round Sunium and seize Athens, and there are other instances of shields used as signals.(66) The limitations of signalling are hinted at by Aeneas Tacticus, who says that scouting parties should have some swift runners that they may report `whatever cannot be made dear by signals'.(67) Of all these possibilities fire signals by night seem to offer the only practicable method for spies, and the precautions ordered about lights would indicate that they were used.
the new sprinkler system will include provision for remote monitoring of both fire signals (i.E.