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Noun: burglar alarm  'bur-glur u'laa(r)m
  1. A loud warning signal produced by a burglar alarm
    "they could hear the burglar alarm a mile away"
     
  2. A warning device that is tripped off by the occurrence of a burglary

Derived forms: burglar alarms

Type of: alarm, alarm system, alarum [archaic], alert, warning device, warning signal

Encyclopedia: Burglar alarm