Definitions

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  • n. Used other than as an idiom: see alarm,‎ bell.
  • n. A sudden awareness of danger.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a bell that gives notice on danger.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A bell used in giving notice of danger, as from the approach of an enemy, from fire, etc.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the sound of an alarm (usually a bell)

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Examples

  • A quiet alarm bell went off in the back of Ferrol's brain.

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  • He was attempting then to get the Mooncat’s nose turned away from the distant volcano ranges towards which she seemed determined to point when the detector needles slapped flat against their pins and the alarm bell sounded.

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  • Tom Swift cried as an alarm bell broke the midnight stillness of his rocket laboratory on Fearing Island.

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