911

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See also: 9/11

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911 (previous 910, next 912)

  1. the number nine hundred and eleven

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

911

  1. In the United States and Canada, the telephone number used to call the police or other emergency services.

Noun[edit]

911 (plural 911s)

  1. (figuratively, by extension of the previous sense) An emergency.

Verb[edit]

911 (third-person singular simple present 911s, present participle 911ing, simple past and past participle 911ed)

  1. To make an emergency call.
    • 1997, “50 New Fall Hair Looks”, in Cosmopolitan, v 223, n 2 (August), p 208:
      London hairstylist Rick Haylor for the John Frieda Salon—the man Nicole Kidman 911s when she wants her curly mop to lie down and look glamorous—tells you how to go straight.

See also[edit]

  • (phone number for emergencies): 000 (Australian), 999 (UK, Irish), 112 (Pan-European)
  • 9/11