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- noun A horn on a
fire alarmthat sounds in case of fire, either automaticallywhen the system detects fire or manuallywhen the alarm is pulled, to alert the occupants of a buildingor complexof the hazard.
- noun Formerly, a
sirenused to alert a townor neighborhoodof fire.
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