burglar alarm

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burglar alarm

[′bər·glər ə¦lärm]
(engineering)
An alarm in which interruption of electric current to a relay, caused, for example, by the breaking of a metallic tape placed at an entrance to a building, deenergizes the relay and causes the relay contacts to operate the alarm indicator. Also known as intrusion alarm.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Main features of the system, which operates slightly differently depending on whether or not the building has a doorman/concierge, include: video intercom (in color), allowing residents to view callers; intrusion alarm; medical alert; smoke alert; on-screen messaging; remote access (residents can communicate with the concierge from anywhere within the apartment); and a taxi/garage request.
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