danger zone

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Noun1.danger zone - a dangerous area
zone - an area or region distinguished from adjacent parts by a distinctive feature or characteristic
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He fought now like a human flail, and every sweep of that terrible sword would have severed in twain any man or boy who obstructed it; but Peter fluttered round him as if the very wind it made blew him out of the danger zone.
Scrubby, impecunious men drift to and fro there, waiting for the gods to provide something easy; and the prudent man, conscious of the possession of loose change, whizzes through the danger zone at his best speed, 'like one that on a lonesome road doth walk in fear and dread, and having once turned round walks on, and turns no more his head, because he knows a frightful fiend doth close behind him tread.
Down through the twilight sank five attacking airships, one to the Navy Yard on East River, one to City Hall, two over the great business buildings of Wall Street and Lower Broadway, one to the Brooklyn Bridge, dropping from among their fellows through the danger zone from the distant guns smoothly and rapidly to a safe proximity to the city masses.
Meanwhile, rescuers began preparing for the evacuation of more residents in other ash-covered villages of Bagsangan, Bolos, Monbon, and Tinampo, located at the four-kilometre permanent danger zone of Bulusan Volcano, said Pama.
It was not immediately clear how many people lived within the danger zone, but a local official told a televised press conference that 120 people had already been evacuated.
Maesteg are also in the danger zone after they also lost for the fourth time this season, losing out to Briton Ferry Steel by 31 runs.
Danger Zone was the perfect note for the delivery of our boy Maverick whose name too we had long decided (after the Top Gun hero).
The survey responses for SquareTrade's 2012 Device Danger Zone Survey were collected using the world's largest panel provider, Survey Sampling International.
In writing "War Zone," Garthwaite drew upon considerable knowledge and experience gleaned from a year spent in the British Army, an extended period working for the Baghdad Bulletin, Reuters and other agencies in Iraq in 2003, and travels to global danger zones as an Al Jazeera International reporter and producer.
2 presents the marking and scanning principle on the danger zone of the road and the signal on the Hall sensor (Us) and pulse shaping circuit (Ut).
Authorities in the Philippines have raised the alert level on the country's most active volcano and warned thousands living nearby to leave the danger zone immediately following increased volcanic activity.
I was impressed with the way the lads fought until the end - and if we show this level of commitment I am sure we will move out of the danger zone.