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alert box

[ə′lərt ‚bäks]
(computer science)
A dialog box that warns of an existing condition or the consequences of a command that has been given, or explains why a command cannot be executed.

alert box

A dialog box that contains an alert message. See alert.
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The Current Alerting System Uses Vhf Two-tone Paging Which Then Activates An Alert Box In The Fire Station And Then The Radio Message Is Broadcast By The Dispatcher Over The Radio System In The Fire Stations.
A WAVE of vandalism which swept through Hednesford, near Cannock, has led councillors to call for an "alert box" to be installed in the town centre.
Contract notice: works contract for the supply and installation of alert alert boxes