fire drillnoun [ C ]uk /ˈfaɪə ˌdrɪl/ us /ˈfaɪr ˌdrɪl/
Examples from literature
- Every now and then a notice would be found posted up on the board to the effect that there would be fire drill during the dinner hour that day.
- Fortunately the same efficient fire drill instituted by the forewoman on the floor where Ruth and Alice had been prevailed in other parts of the building, and not a life was lost, though there were many narrow escapes.
- It was a matter for self-congratulation among them that Mr. Downing had never been able to induce the headmaster to allow the alarm bell to be sounded for fire drill at night.
- Ship-abandon and fire drills were a daily feature of life aboard.
- You children can pretend it is like the fire drill you have at school.