car alarm (kɑːʳ əˈlɑːm )
- a piece of equipment that makes a loud noise if someone tries to steal a car ⇒
He returned to the airport to find his car alarm going off.
Translations for 'car alarm'
- British English: car alarm A car alarm is a device in a car which makes a loud noise if anyone tries to break into the vehicle. NOUNHe returned to the airport to find his car alarm going off.
- Brazilian Portuguese: alarme de carro
- Chinese: 汽车报警器汽车車报報警器
- European Spanish: alarma de coche
- French: alarme autoN
- German: Autoalarmanlage
- Italian: allarme dell'auto
- Japanese: 自動車盗難警報装置
- Korean: 차량 경보기
- Portuguese: alarme de carro
- Spanish: alarma de coche
Example Sentences Including 'car alarm'
A worker at the Wells Tavern said: `Around 3.30pm a car alarm went off.
Sun, News of the World (2004)
He favoured the steering wheel lock, an electrics kill switch, a fuel cut-off system, window etching or even the noisy car alarm.
It works, and in some cases the range is doubled depending on the type of car alarm.
New Scientist (2004)
Sixty per cent of those affected, however, had been moved to take action against the car alarm.
The Mercury, Sunday Tasmanian (2005)
The initial response is like a car alarm that's been set a little too sensitively and starts wailing whenever a big lorry drives past.
EMOTIONAL ROLLERCOASTER: A Journey Through the Science of Feelings (2005)
Thieves have found the easiest way to beat modern car alarm systems is by taking the keys from motorists ' homes.
Sun, News of the World (2002)
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