early warning system


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early warning system

n.
1. A network of sensing devices, such as satellites or radar, for detecting an enemy attack in time to take defensive or counteroffensive measures.
2. A system or procedure designed to warn of a potential or an impending problem.

early warning system

n
1. (Military) a network of radar and communications units intended to detect at the earliest possible moment an attack by enemy aircraft or missiles
2. anything that gives advance notice of something
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.early warning system - a network of radar installations designed to detect enemy missiles or aircraft while there is still time to intercept them
early warning radar - a radar that is part of an early warning system
electronic network, network - (electronics) a system of interconnected electronic components or circuits
Translations

early warning system

nsistema m di preallarme
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