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alarm

noun [C] (WARNING) 警告     /əˈlɑːm/ US  /-lɑːrm/
a warning of danger, typically a loud noise or flashing light 警報 If there's any trouble, raise/sound the alarm by pulling the emergency cord. 如果出現任何問題,拉緊急警報索報警。 The first two bomb alerts were false alarms, but the third was for real. 前兩次炸彈警報是一場虛驚,但是第三次是真的。 Threats and warnings
a device which makes a loud noise to warn of danger 警報器;警報裝置 a burglar/car/fire/smoke alarm 防盜/汽車/防火/煙霧警報器 Threats and warnings
an alarm clock 鬧鐘 Watches and clocks
If an electronic device such as a watch or computer has an alarm, it can be set to make a noise at a particular time. 鬧鈴裝置;定時裝置 Watches and clocks
(Definition of alarm noun (WARNING) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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