burglar alarm(redirected from Silent Alarm (moved))
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burglar alarm[′bər·glər ə¦lärm]
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.