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alarm system

[ə′lärm ‚sis·təm]
(engineering)
A system which operates a warning device after the occurrence of a dangerous or undesirable condition.

alarm system

An electrical system that is installed in a building as a protective measure against fire or unauthorized entry. In the event that the system is activated, an alarm (such as an audible signal or flashing light) is turned on; see fire alarm system and burglar alarm system.
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