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Noun: alerting  u'lur-ting
  1. A state of readiness to respond
    "alerting was indicated by the desynchronization of the EEG";
    - alertness
  2. A warning serves to make you more alert to danger
    - alert
Verb: alert  u'lurt
  1. Warn or arouse to a sense of danger or call to a state of preparedness
    "We alerted the new neighbours to the high rate of burglaries";
    - alarm

Type of: arousal, warn, warning

Encyclopedia: Alert, Nunavut