911

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See also: 9・11, 9/11, and 9-1-1

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

911

  1. Alternative spelling of 9-1-1
  2. Rare form of 9/11.

Noun[edit]

911 (plural 911s)

  1. Alternative spelling of 9-1-1
  2. (automotive) Porsche 911, a sports car by Porsche.

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