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Alert

(əlûrt`), settlement, on Ellesmere Island, extreme N Nunavut Territory, Canada, on the Arctic Ocean. It is the most northerly permanent settlement in the world. The settlement has a radio and meteorological station and a landing strip operated jointly by Canada and the United States.

alert

[ə′lərt]
(ordnance)
A state of readiness against impending danger or for going into action.

alert

A notification to a position that there is an aircraft-to-aircraft or aircraft-to-airspace conflict, as detected by automated problem detection (APD).

alert

(operating system)
/*'l*rt/ An audible and/or visual message intended to inform a system's users or administrators about a change in the operating conditions of that system or about some kind of error condition. In a graphical user interface, an alert would typically be displayed as a small window containing the message and a button to click to dismiss the window.

alert

(1) A sound or message that indicates some predefined event has occurred or a selected operation is about to be performed. The terms "alert" and "alarm" are sometimes used synonymously; however, an alert is more of a warning in advance, whereas an alarm signals that the event or error has occurred. See alarm.

(2) A document with urgent information about a threat or vulnerability such as CIAC Bulletins at http://ciac.llnl.gov/ciac/CIACHome.html.
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He further added "I agree that the King Abdullah Physical Fitness Award is an initiative that will help us educate and support our communities, and that this is moving us one substantial step forward toward our ultimate goal." While underlining importance of Fitness he said "Fitness can be described as the ability to perform daily tasks vigorously and alertly, with energy left over for enjoying leisure-time activities and meeting emergency demands.
When third baseman Feliz cut in front of the bag to handle the catcher's throw, Damon alertly popped up from his slide and raced to third base, which was not covered due to the shift.
Hays alertly grabbed the crook's gun, prepared to defend herself as well.
Acording to him, the Iranian people have "alertly, jubilantly and conscientiously" taken part in the event since the early hours in the morning when polling started.
alert*ly adverb <The prairie dog sat alertly beside the opening of its burrow.>
For the uninitiated, meerkats (aka suricates) are matriarchal lemur-like South African mongeese whose habit of alertly standing on two legs for long periods of time gives them a cuteness that no amount of intra-species warfare can completely dispel.
Our dogs, Pearl and Tasha, made their portions disappear in two snaps of their canine jaws and sat up alertly, indicating a willingness to experiment further.
However, he also constantly reminds the reader that the matter of irony "is of great importance in reading the Bible alertly" (p.
As he patrolled the sun-burnt outfield, alertly, at long-on,
It still had its head up alertly when I put in a finishing neck shot.
He listened alertly as several options, including both cutting-edge trenchless and conventional construction methods were considered.
In Axline's Principle 4, therapists are to alertly recognize the feelings the child expresses and reflect them back in such a manner that the child gains insight into the behavior.