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Definition of the noun Car Alarm

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  1. An audible and often visible alarm that is activated when a motor car/automobile is tampered with.


  1. "Car Alarm" is an album by The Sea and Cake, which was released on October 21, 2008 on Thrill Jockey Records.
  2. "Car Alarm" is a musical single of Eric Copeland.
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Car alarm: A car alarm is an electronic device installed in a vehicle in an attempt to discourage theft of the vehicle itself, its contents, or both. Car alarms work by emitting high-volume sound when the conditions necessary for triggering are met, as well as by flashing some of the vehicle's lights, and notifying the car's owner via a paging system and interrupting various electrical circuits necessary for the car to start.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Car alarm

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Google previewOld Geezer's Dictionary of Irritants

by Richard Guise

*car alarm n. phr. Urgent warning to neighbours that a breath of wind drifted past your car half an hour ago. *car chase n. phr. Obligatory part of all American films, each of which is compelled to waste ten gallons of fuel per minute. *car lashes ...

Google previewThe Concise Dictionary of Crime and Justice (2015)

by Mark S. Davis

car alarm a horn or other device that makes a ...

Google previewCollins First Dictionary (Collins First) (2014)

by Collins Dictionaries

The car alarm woke us up. alien noun aliens In stories andfilms, an alienis a creaturefrom another planet. alike adjective If people or things are ...

Google previewCambridge Learner's Dictionary with CD-ROM (2007)

by Cambridge University Press

ffgjj word partners for a/arm an alarm goes off/sounds • set off/trigger an alarm • a burglar/fire/smoke alarm • a car alarm • an alarm system alarm1 /.viu:m/ noun 1 iwarningI [C] a loud noise that warns ...

Google previewUseful Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs (2017)

by Martin Manser

sound with a loud noise, of a bell or alarm: The car alarm went off in the middle of the night. 2 (intransitive, adverb) explode or be fired: A car bomb went off in London, killing six people. 3 ( intransitive ...

Google previewNational Geographic Animal Encyclopedia (2012)

2,500 Animals with Photos, Maps, and More! by Lucy H. Spelman

starlings otten use car alarm sounds ...

Google previewEtymological Dictionary of the English Language

by W. Chambers

car alarm together with aaother; a er, associate, or coadjutor. [Fr. colllgu, . “Hep—col, together, and hp, Gr. kg. to choose] M m ltol-leg'p,fi out. or rm“. tol'oin or ungelilléigt'h in eaarneo oer—pr.

Google previewCambridge Academic Content Dictionary Reference Book with CD-ROM (2008)

by Cambridge University Press

to cause something to start working o Something activated the car alarm. 2 In sports, to activate a player is to bring that player back to the regular team after an injury. activation /,aek-ta'ver/an/ n [U] active DOING ...

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