Associations to the word «Emergency»

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EMERGENCY, noun. A situation which poses an immediate risk and which requires urgent attention.
EMERGENCY, noun. (US) (Canada) (often attributive) The department of a hospital that treats emergencies.
EMERGENCY, noun. An individual brought in at short notice to replace a member of staff, a player in a sporting team, etc.
EMERGENCY, noun. (archaic) The quality of being emergent; sudden or unexpected appearance; an unforeseen occurrence.
EMERGENCY BRAKE, noun. A brake which can be used by passengers in a vehicle to stop in event of an emergency.
EMERGENCY BRAKES, noun. Plural of emergency brake
EMERGENCY CORDS, noun. Plural of emergency cord
EMERGENCY ESCAPE, noun. A fire escape.
EMERGENCY ESCAPES, noun. Plural of emergency escape
EMERGENCY EXIT, noun. An exit that is designed to allow rapid evacuation in the case of emergencies such as a fire
EMERGENCY EXITS, noun. Plural of emergency exit
EMERGENCY LANDING, noun. (aviation) A sudden landing of an aircraft, made in case of an on-board emergency or another reason requiring an immediate landing.
EMERGENCY LIGHT, noun. An electric light that turns on to give light during a power outage.
EMERGENCY LOCATOR TRANSMITTER, noun. (communication) (aviation) an emergency location radio beacon, used on aircraft
EMERGENCY LOCATOR TRANSMITTERS, noun. Plural of emergency locator transmitter
EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICE, noun. A group of professional responders with medical skills who attend to emergencies or disasters by coming to the location of the event.
EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES, noun. Plural of emergency medical service
EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN, noun. (emergency medicine) A basic ambulance worker training in patient stabilization and emergency transport; not a paramedic
EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIANS, noun. Plural of emergency medical technician
EMERGENCY MEDICINE, noun. (medicine) The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of trauma, injuries and other sudden illnesses
EMERGENCY PHYSICIAN, noun. A physician (or doctor) who works at an emergency department to care for acutely ill patients.
EMERGENCY POSITION INDICATING RADIO BEACON, noun. (communication) (nautical) an emergency location radio beacon, used on ships
EMERGENCY POSITION INDICATING RADIO BEACONS, noun. Plural of emergency position indicating radio beacon
EMERGENCY RESPONSE, noun. An effort by public safety personnel and citizens to mitigate the impact of an incident on human life and property.
EMERGENCY RESPONSES, noun. Plural of emergency response
EMERGENCY ROOM, noun. A department of a hospital primarily used for the treatment of the most serious, often life-threatening conditions.
EMERGENCY ROOMS, noun. Plural of emergency room
EMERGENCY SERVICE, noun. Any public service that deals with emergencies; especially the police, fire, ambulance and lifeboat services.
EMERGENCY SERVICES, noun. (US) A collective term for police, fire department and EMS services. May also include other response agencies.
EMERGENCY STAIRS, noun. A fire escape.
EMERGENCY VEHICLE, noun. A vehicle that is designated to respond to an emergency, such as a police car, ambulance, fire engine or lifeboat

Dictionary definition

EMERGENCY, noun. A sudden unforeseen crisis (usually involving danger) that requires immediate action; "he never knew what to do in an emergency".
EMERGENCY, noun. A state in which martial law applies; "the governor declared a state of emergency".
EMERGENCY, noun. A brake operated by hand; usually operates by mechanical linkage.

Wise words

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