Definition of 'buzzer'
Example sentences containing 'buzzer'
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The only way to get help is to ring the buzzer that hangs over the end of the bed. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There's a golden wink that goes with the golden buzzer. The Sun (2015)It's a clock with a buzzer or a bell. Times, Sunday Times (2011)She spent 18 minutes in agony despite pressing the emergency buzzer on her pendant. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Why not listen in, and press the red buzzer after the final round? Times, Sunday Times (2007)She pressed a buzzer on the counter that set off the building's alarm. Times, Sunday Times (2009)You ring the buzzer and Wise flings open the front door. Times, Sunday Times (2010)All day long the buzzer sounded, alerting staff to a new guest. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Other cars sound a buzzer. Times, Sunday Times (2009)As soon as he spots an infringement he can press a buzzer, or speak into a mic wired to the ref. The Sun (2014)The entry buzzer goes downstairs and I hear the door being opened. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Score over 30, a loud buzzer goes off and the shutters come down. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There's not a red buzzer in the world that can save you, then. The Sun (2016)Sadly, though, no big red buzzer. The Sun (2009)If there was a fatality in the morning, a buzzer used to go and you didn't work in the afternoon. Lost Voices of the Edwardians: 19011910 in the words of the Men & Women Who Were There (2006)And there is a game where you have to defuse a bomb without a buzzer going off (all but impossible). Times, Sunday Times (2015)He was ringing on our buzzer early in the morning and kept asking if I would pay for his pay-as-you-go phone. The Sun (2013)PRESS your golden buzzer, Simon. The Sun (2015)
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Used Occasionally. buzzer is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'buzzer'
British English: buzzer NOUN
A buzzer is an electrical device that is used to make a buzzing sound for example, to attract someone's attention.
She rang a buzzer at the information desk.
Definition of buzzer from the Collins English Dictionary
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