- still alarm
: a fire alarm transmitted (as by telephone call or by voice communication with the unit directly concerned) without sounding the fire signal apparatus
* * *a burglar alarm, fire alarm, or the like, that is activated silently and transmits a warning signal, usually by telephone.[1870-75, Amer.]
* * *still alarm,a fire alarm communicated to the fire department by telephone or by any means other than a signal box or other apparatus activating the alarm bell in the firehouse.
Useful english dictionary. 2012.
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