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Warning

Meanings and phrases

warning

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. serving to warn; admonitory; cautionary; exemplary; monitory

warning

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a message informing of danger
  2. cautionary advice about something imminent (especially imminent danger or other unpleasantness); admonition; monition; word of advice
  3. notification of something, usually in advance

early warning radar

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a radar that is part of an early warning system

early warning system

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a network of radar installations designed to detect enemy missiles or aircraft while there is still time to intercept them
E.g.
  • The GIA employs several hundreds of people and acts as an early warning system to alert the Mongolian government of national security threats.
  • Torre de ses Portes was built in the late sixteenth century as an early warning system for the inhabitants of the nearby village of Sant Josep from attack by pirates.
  • In a speech delivered at the nearby Masonic temple, Bush compared the RODS system to a modern "DEW" line (referring to the Cold War ballistic missile early warning system).

strategic warning

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (military) a warning prior to the start of a threatening act

tactical warning

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (military) a warning after the initiation of a hostile act

warning bell

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a bell used to sound an alarm; tocsin

warning coloration

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. conspicuous coloration or markings of an animal serving to warn off predators; aposematic coloration

warning device

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a device that signals the occurrence of some undesirable event; alarm; alarm system

warning light

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a cautionary sign of danger; red light

warning of attack

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a warning to national policy makers that an enemy intends to launch an attack in the near future

warning of war

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a warning to national policy makers that an enemy intends war or is preparing for war and is on a course that increases the risk of war

warning signal

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an automatic signal (usually a sound) warning of danger; alarm; alert; alarum

early warning

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It also gets data from the early warning radars.
  • APMSS provides early warning of a potential pirate attack.
  • Also in Azerbaijan there was a former Soviet early warning radar.

without warning

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Such deaths may occur suddenly and without warning.
  • Fictional earthquakes tend to strike suddenly and without warning.
  • Unlike chairs and floor crawlers, they can come to life without warning.

warning system

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Japan has a nationwide tsunami warning system.
  • This resulted in a warning system for Indonesia and other affected areas.
  • The stall warning system is a voice annunciator that says "stall, stall".

warning signs

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • (The driver had ignored land mine warning signs.)
  • Adders may be found on the site and there are warning signs.
  • The warning signs hint at two of the main themes of the film.

storm warning

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Early on the following day, the tropical storm warning was discontinued.
  • The watch was upgraded to a tropical storm warning at 0900 UTC on September 8.
  • On August 1, officials in Puerto Rico issued a tropical storm warning for the island.

warning against

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Providing timely warning against IR MANPADS is a challenge.
  • The story is presented as a warning against worldly pride and arrogance.
  • A warning against invading Wakanda is left written on the wall of the ship's control center.

tropical storm warning

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Early on the following day, the tropical storm warning was discontinued.
  • The watch was upgraded to a tropical storm warning at 0900 UTC on September 8.
  • On August 1, officials in Puerto Rico issued a tropical storm warning for the island.

warning was issued

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A tsunami warning was issued shortly afterwards, but later cancelled.
  • After a tornado warning was issued, a school near the warehouse was evacuated.
  • A hurricane warning was issued from Fort Walton, Florida to Port St. Joe, Florida.

warning shots

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Luther Blanchard, the fifer from Acton, was hit and wounded by one of these warning shots.
  • In Islamabad, police used tear gas and fired warning shots into the air to disperse the crowd.
  • The hijacker was subdued after a police officer boarded the vessel and fired three warning shots.

hurricane warning

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A hurricane warning was issued from Fort Walton, Florida to Port St. Joe, Florida.
  • A few hours later, a hurricane warning was issued for area west of Morgan City, Louisiana to Freeport, Texas.
  • As a result, TCWC Nadi issued a hurricane warning for Niuatoputapu and gale warnings for the rest of the Tonga.

issued a warning

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • On October 15, the FDA issued a warning that two more drugs may have been contaminated.
  • During the discussion, Blache asserted his authority as the director of the board and issued a warning to Fetty.
  • For example, in May 2012 the SCC issued a warning to a Web site on which a user had allegedly insulted President Compaore in an Internet forum.

advance warning

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This left his team open to accusations of having advance warning of rule changes.
  • This advance warning played an important role in the eventual defeat of the rebellion.
  • The last recorded eruption was in April 1979; due to advance warning there were no casualties.

warning systems

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It is increasing its seismic investigations and developing tsunami warning systems.
  • There are two distinct types of tsunami warning systems: international and regional.
  • Improved seasonal soil moisture forecasts directly benefit famine early warning systems.

final warning

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Early on the next day, JTWC issued their final warning on Goni.
  • The final warning is a premonition of the signalman's own death.
  • Kate issues a final warning to Megan, so Megan takes another case.

no warning

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Police said they received no warning about the bomb.
  • I got them the "Circus" album but there was no warning on it ...
  • There was no warning of the first wave so people had no idea it was coming.

warning radar

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Also in Azerbaijan there was a former Soviet early warning radar.
  • It allowed Luftwaffe nightfighters to home in on the Monica tail warning radar fitted to RAF bombers.
  • She carried a new bridge and stepped light tripod masts fore and aft, carrying Type 291 air warning radar.

warning lights

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Dietz also produced the majority of road work warning lights.
  • Instead of gauges, instrument cluster warning lights for oil pressure and ammeter were standard.
  • These early warning lights had lots of moving linkages and a motor that were high maintenance for the shops.

warning shot

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In addition, Pashynskyi didn't fired a warning shot.
  • This was just a warning shot, which had the desired effect.
  • Yelling at the gunman to surrender, he fired a warning shot.
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