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Another word for tocsin

  1. A signal that warns of imminent danger

      1. A statement telling of or an indication providing evidence of impending danger, difficulty, or misfortune:
      2. Advice to be cautious:
      3. A cautionary or deterrent example:
      1. Vigilantly attentive; watchful:
      2. Mentally responsive and perceptive; quick.
      3. Brisk or lively in action:
      1. A warning or alarm, especially a call to arms.
      1. Sudden fear or concern caused by the realization of danger or an impending setback.
      2. A warning of existing or approaching danger:
      3. A device that is used to warn of danger by means of a sound or signal:
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Another word for tocsin

      1. An indicator, such as a gesture or colored light, that serves as a means of communication.
      2. A message communicated by such means.
      3. Something that incites action:
      1. A device in which compressed air or steam is driven against a rotating perforated disk to create a loud, often wailing sound as a signal or warning.
      2. An electronic device producing a similar sound as a signal or warning:
      3. Any of several slender aquatic salamanders of the family Sirenidae of eastern North America, having external gills, small forelimbs, and no hind limbs.
      1. One of the hard, usually permanent structures projecting from the head of certain mammals, such as cattle, sheep, goats, or antelopes, consisting of a bony core covered with a sheath of keratinous material.
      2. A hard protuberance, such as an antler or projection on the head of a giraffe or rhinoceros, that is similar to or suggestive of a horn.
      3. The hard smooth keratinous material forming the outer covering of the horns of cattle or related animals.
      1. (historical) A bell rung to signal danger or emergency.
      2. A bell which is rung to indicate a pre-arranged time, especially to mark a desired moment for waking up, performing a specific action etc.
      3. Used other than as an idiom: see alarm,‎ bell.