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Definition of the noun ambulance

What does ambulance mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: ambulances

  1. a vehicle that takes people to and from hospitals
    • examples: Call an ambulance. | Please send an ambulance. | The ambulance broke down in the middle of the busy avenue. | The ambulance went out of control and came close to running over a pedestrian. | An ambulance arrived immediately. | The ambulance broke down in the middle of the avenue. | They lifted him carefully into the ambulance. | The sick person was rushed to the hospital in an ambulance. | The wounded arrived by ambulance. | If you frequently spit-up blood you should call an ambulance or have a nearby physician make a house call.
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic words: auto / automobile / car / machine / motorcar = a motor vehicle with four wheels
    • more specific term: funny wagon = an ambulance used to transport patients to a mental hospital


Ambulance is a musical group.

Phrases with Ambulance

  1. ambulance chaser
  2. Air ambulance
  3. Call an Ambulance

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Ambulance

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Google previewAdvanced Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured (2011)

by American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

As defined by the National Academy of Sciences-National Research Council, the modern ambulance is a vehicle for emergency medical care that has the following features: Poisoning Each state establishes its own standards for licensing or ...

Google previewBrainwave 7, 2/E (2006)

by Malhotra Anjana

An ambulance is a special vehicle that is used for taking the ill or the ...

Google previewIntermediate Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured (2004)

by American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

As defined by the National Academy of SciencesNational Research Council, the modern ambulance is a vehicle for emergency medical care that has the following features: * A drivers compartment * A patient compartment that can ...

Google previewCatalyzing Capital Flows (2003)

Do IMF-Supported Programs Work As Commitment Devices? by Mr. Diego Saravia, Mr. Ashoka Mody

But a point may also be reached where Fund programs may come in the way of market access if undertaken when reserves are hi gh—as if the presence of an ambulance is a sign of trouble. We repeated the same methodology with ...

Google previewBasic Infection Control for Healthcare Providers (2006)

by Michael Kennamer

Since an ambulance is an enclosed space, it is assumed that anyone within that space is likely to have been exposed. Notification by request is made by any employee who is potentially exposed to a communicable disease while providing ...

Google previewLarry Cohen (2014)

The Radical Allegories of an Independent Filmmaker, rev. ed. by Tony Williams

The Ambulance is a satirical comedy shot in the director's characteristic comic- strip style, reworking the premises of Hitchcock's suspense formulas, but also containing an element of seriousness never totally absent from Cohen's films. Instead ...

Google previewEmergency Vehicles (2007)

by Chris Oxlade

Ambulances An ambulance is a vehicle that carries injured or. 13.

Google previewMy Big Sticker Dictionary (2005)

by Archie Oliver, Hinkler Books

ambulance. An ambulance is a vehicle that takes sick or injured people to hospital. anchor. An anchor is a heavy iron hook that is chained to a ship. It is dropped to the bottom of the sea to stop the ship from floating away. angry. To be angry is ...

Google previewMy First Dictionary (2012)

by DK Publishing

An ambulance is a special van or car ThaT is used To carry sick or injured people To a hospiTal. anchor An anchor is a large, meTal hook on a long chain. lT digs inTo The boTTom of The sea To sTop a ship from moving. An angry person is ...

Google previewSan Francisco Daily Times (1901)

The Pest House ambulance is a fitting associate of the ramshackle building where the patients are housed. It is an antique vehicle, full of holes and draughts. There is nothing more essential to the welfare of a smallpox patient than protection ...

Google previewDictionary of Health Insurance and Managed Care (2006)

by David E. Marcinko, MBA, CFP, CMP

AMBULANCE: Emergency transportation vehicle used when immediate life saving treatment may be required, as in an emergency or a circumstance, in the opinion of a medical professional, the patient has received ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Homeland Security and Defense (2006)

by Margaret R. O'Leary

ambulance A specially- equipped motor vehicle used to transport people who are sick or injured. See also advanced ...

Google previewBritannica Student Encyclopedia (2014)

by Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc

An ambulance is a vehicle used to transport people who are sick or injured. Most ambulances are either trucks with space for patients or cargo vans with raised roofs. Ambulances usually take patients to a hospital. Specially trained people ...

Google previewThe Visual Dictionary of The Human Being - The Human Being (2012)

ambulance. Vehicle designed to transport the sick and injured to hospital and to administer first aid. camera Device that allows the driver to see behind the aspirator Device used to extract a liquid or a gas from one of the patient's orifices.

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Occupational Health and Safety: Guides, indexes, directory (1998)

by Jeanne Mager Stellman

AMBULANCE DRIVER (Medical services) Synonyms: Ambulance driver ( government services); Red Cross (or similar organization) ambulance driver Synonyms: Animal attendant; animal breeder; animal caretaker; animal husbandry worker;.

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Ambulance in Baby Sign Language, ASL

Your baby can easily learn from you to sign Ambulance . Learn how to teach your baby to sign Ambulance {on the go} with ASL {without flashcards}. Then post a ...

Quotes about Ambulance

Libertarians argue that no normal adult has the right to impose choices on other normal adults, except in abnormal circumstances, such as when one person finds another unconscious and administers medical assistance or calls an ambulance. (Tom G. Palmer)
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Scrabble value of A1M3B3U1L1A1N1C3E1

The value of this 9-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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