Definition of Burglar alarm

1. Noun. A loud warning signal produced by a burglar alarm. "They could hear the burglar alarm a mile away"

Generic synonyms: Alarm, Alarum, Alert, Warning Signal



2. Noun. A warning device that is tripped off by the occurrence of a burglary.
Generic synonyms: Alarm, Alarm System, Warning Device

Definition of Burglar alarm

1. Noun. a warning device that is tripped off by the occurrence of a burglary ¹

2. Noun. a loud warning signal produced by a burglar alarm ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Burglar alarm

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1. The Electrician (1883)
"THE B REG U ET burglar alarm. THE idea of making use of an electrical contact to automatically proclaim the opening of the entrance to a distant apartment, ..."

2. A Dictionary of Electrical Words, Terms and Phrases by Edwin James Houston (1903)
"Electric burglar-alarm devices generally consist of mechanism for the ... Alarm, Burglar, Central-Station A burglar-alarm, the contact points of which are ..."

3. Rose's Notes on the United States Supreme Court Reports (2 Dallas to 241 by Walter Malins Rose, Charles Lawrence Thompson, United States Supreme Court (1919)
"361, claims of Robins and Jacoby patents for burglar-alarm are void for lack of invention; Baker v. FA Duncombe Mfg. Co., 146 Fed. 746, 77 CCA 234, ..."

4. Official Catalogue by United States Centennial Commission (1876)
"burglar alarm and door fastener. H 73. 325 185 National Fire Alarm ... 326 186 Holmes burglar alarm Telegraph Co., New York, NY—Hank vault and hafc ..."

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