alarmer

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

alarm +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

alarmer (plural alarmers)

  1. One who alarms; one who sounds the alarm.
  2. (US) A multialarm fire of a specified number of alarms.
    • 1991, Leonard Victor Huber, New Orleans: a pictorial history (page 277)
      This three-alarmer brought out no fewer than seven steam pumpers, which are drawing water from a fire cistern...
    • 2007, Flora Ann Scearce, Cotton Mill Girl (page 118)
      “A two-alarmer,” someone commented. “Must be a nasty one.” We slurped our soda and ran for the trolley. “Fire's in Loray,” the motorman told us as he rang his bell.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

alarme +‎ -er

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

alarmer

  1. to alarm (alert)

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Verb[edit]

alarmer

  1. imperative of alarmere