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fire drill

n.
An exercise in the use of firefighting equipment or the evacuation of a building in case of a fire.

fire drill

n
a rehearsal of duties or escape procedures to be followed in case of fire

fire′ drill`


n.
a practice drill of duties and procedures to be followed in case of fire.
[1890–95]
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Noun1.fire drill - an exercise intended to train people in duties and escape procedures to be followed in case of fire
practice session, practice, drill, exercise, recitation - systematic training by multiple repetitions; "practice makes perfect"
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Archroma is declared winner of Fire and Safety Award for the year 2018 in recognition of their initiatives on fire protection, fire drills and adherence to fire safety guidelines at sites in Pakistan.
More fire drills and fire safety awareness programmes should be conducted at residential areas following reports that most fires, as well as other tragedies, occurred at homes.
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A spokeswoman for Illinois-based The Joint Commission, which accredits the school, on Wednesday said such behavioral healthcare facilities are required to conduct fire drills at the discretion of the organization once per quarter.
Fire drills are very important because only through practice can we truly learn what to do and how to behave in an emergency.
He adds that in Dubai each fire station has a target of nine fire drills every month.
By Joey Aguilar/Staff Reporter "Earthquake and fire drills should be held more often now." This was the suggestion of some of the people who evacuated their office buildings along Airport Road yesterday after another tremor hit parts of Doha.