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alarm

US [əˈlɑrm]
UK [əˈlɑː(r)m]
  • n.警报;警报器;惊慌;惊恐
  • v.使惊恐;使害怕;使担心;给(门等)安装警报器
  • Web报警;闹钟;报警器
Plural Form:alarms  Present Participle:alarming  Past Tense:alarmed  
Alarm
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n.
1.
[u]
惊恐;惊慌;恐慌fear and anxiety that sb feels when sth dangerous or unpleasant might happen
‘What have you done?’ Ellie cried in alarm .
“你干了些什么?”埃利惊恐地喊道。
I felt a growing sense of alarm when he did not return that night.
那天夜里他没有回家,我越来越感到恐慌。
The doctor said there was no cause for alarm .
医生说不必惊慌。
2.
[c][ususing]
警报a loud noise or a signal that warns people of danger or of a problem
She decided to sound the alarm(= warn people that the situation was dangerous) .
她决定发出警报。
I hammered on all the doors to raise the alarm .
我敲打所有的门让大家警觉。
3.
[c]
警报器a device that warns people of a particular danger
a burglar/fire/smoke alarm
防盗╱防火╱烟雾警报器
The cat set off the alarm(= made it start ringing) .
猫碰响了警铃。
A car alarm went off in the middle of the night(= started ringing) .
半夜里一辆汽车的警报器突然响了起来。
IDM
alarm bells ring/start ringing
警钟敲响;发出危险信号if you say thatalarm bells are ringing , you mean that people are starting to feel worried and suspicious
v.
1.
~ sb
使惊恐;使害怕;使担心to make sb anxious or afraid
The captain knew there was an engine fault but didn't want to alarm the passengers.
船长知道一台发动机出了故障,不过他不想惊动乘客。
2.
~ sth
给(门等)安装警报器to fit sth such as a door with a device that warns people when sb is trying to enter illegally

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