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Definition of the noun alarm system

What does alarm system mean as a name of something?


  1. a device that signals the occurrence of some undesirable event
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • synonyms of alarm system: alarm / warning device
    • more generic word: device = an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose
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Alternative definition of the noun alarm system


  1. A burglar alarm


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Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Police Science (2007)

by Jack R. Greene

A typical home burglar alarm system is a perimeter security system designed to protect the entire home using door alarms and a motion detector to sound an alarm when an intruder enters the home. For an airport, perimeter security is slightly ...

Google previewNFPA's Pocket Dictionary of Electrical Terms (2005)

by H. Brooke Stauffer

Portion of the wiring system between the load side of the overcurrent device or the power-limited supply and the connected equipment of all circuits powered and controlled by the fire alarm system. Also see Nonpower Limited Firo Alarm ...

Google previewAmerican telegraphy and encyclopedia of the telegraph: systems, apparatus, operation (1903)

Embracing electrical testing; primary and storage batteries; dynamo machines; Morse, duplex, quadruplex, multiplex, submarine, automatic, and wireless telegraphy; burglar-alarm, fire-alarm, and police-alarm telegraphy; printing telegraphy; military and naval signaling; railway block systems; telegraph wire, cables, and conduits; etc by William Maver (jr.)

AUTOMATIC BURGLAR ALARM TELEGRAPHY 381 The Holmes Burglar Alarm System.— Operation of, Etc.— The ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Computer Science and Technology (1998)

Volume 38 - Supplement 23: Algorithms for Designing Multimedia Storage Servers to Models and Architectures by Allen Kent, James G. Williams

The classical alarm system developed especially for elderly persons is just a hands-free telephone with a built in automatic dialer which will call a service provider whenever an alarm is triggered. Modern devices make use of computer ...

Google previewArchitect's Illustrated Pocket Dictionary (2012)

by Nikolas Davies, Erkki Jokiniemi

alarm system a system of warning bells, lights and other means which react to the presence of hazards in buildings such as fire, toxic gases and unauthorized entrants; see also intruder alarm system.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Chemical Processing and Design (1993)

Volume 44 - Process Plants: Cost Estimating to Project Management: Information Systems for by John J. McKetta Jr

Packaged expert systems arc under development that allow the engineer to configure the alarm system rather than program it in conventional computer languages. The other area of application is the use of expert systems to give prioritized ...

Google previewAmerican Telegraphy and Encyclopedia of the Telegraph (1912)

Systems, Apparatus, Operation ... by William Maver (the younger.)

In many of the large cities of the United States an auxiliary to the regular fire alarm system is to be found in the use of automatic fire alarm telegraph apparatus , which on the occurrence of fire in a building transmits a signal to a central office, ...

Google previewNFPA's Illustrated Dictionary of Fire Service Terms (2006)

by National Fire Protection Association

Fire Alarm System. A system or portion of a combination system that consists of components and circuits arranged to monitor and annunciate the status of fire alarm or supervisory signal-initiating devices and to initiate the appropriate response ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia for Locksmiths (2004)

by Mick Friend

Monitored system Application - Alarm An alarm system which communicates an alarm condition or other status signals to a Central Station. When applied to an access control it will report the position of the door to a control point (open or ...

Google previewHawkins' electrical dictionary (1910)

a cyclopedia of words, terms, phrases and data used in the electric arts, trades and sciences by Nehemiah Hawkins

A burglar alarm system in which circuits lead from the protected points to some central location where the alarm is given. Central Station Lighting.

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