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1) alert. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Vigilantly attentive; watchful: alert to danger; an alert bank guard. See synonyms at aware. 2. Mentally responsive and perceptive; quick. 3. Brisk or lively in action:...

2) call waiting. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A telephone service that alerts someone using the phone to an incoming call and allows switching between calls....

3) 7554. Blakely, Mary Kay. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...on peer pressure as a negative force. Warnings about the "wrong crowd" read like tornado alerts in parent manuals. It is a relative term that means different things...

4) wake-up call. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...a specific time in order to be woken up, especially in a hotel. 2. A sign or warning that alerts one to negative or dangerous behavior or circumstances: Her personal...

5) Agulhas, Cape. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...rocks that run out to sea and make navigation hazardous. A powerful lighthouse on the cape alerts ships. The meridian of Cape Agulhas, long. 20° E, is used to divide...

6) Barnegat Bay. The Columbia Gazetteer of North America. 2000
...Long Beach Isl. and Isl. Beach Peninsula. A floating light 15 mi/24 km off the coast now alerts travelers since the lighthouse retired from service. The Barnegat...

7) crawl 1. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...a movie or television screen, usually giving information, such as film credits or weather alerts. Middle English craulen, from Old Norse krafla. See gerbh- in Appendix...

8) soldier. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...of Modern French sou. There is no longer a French coin named sou, but the meaning of sou alerts us to the fact that money is involved. Indeed, Old French sol referred...

9) tire. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...securely on the rim. Such tires are often linked to a pressure monitoring system that alerts the vehicle operator to the puncture. 2The most important feature of...

10) brain. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...and cerebral cortex. The RAS functions as a sentry. In a noisy crowd, for example, the RAS alerts a person when a friend speaks and enables that person to ignore...

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