fire drill


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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]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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Practice that home fire drill until everyone in the household can do it in less than two minutes.
I'm scared that I'll he in the washroom when a fire drill happens or that the alarm will startle me.
THE head teacher of a Birmingham school has defended a decision to stage a fire drill - slap in the middle of an A-level exam.
Franklin Perkins school on Friday said while a fire drill held during subfreezing temperatures on Tuesday might have been postponed to a warmer day, with special education students it is a good idea to do more rather than less when it comes to fire and emergency drills.
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MMG's role will also cover three main aspects: energy management, in particular investigating potential energy savings; indoor air quality where MMG will measure the quality of air inside the centre to ensure it is within the acceptable limits; and the fire drill, as MMG will prepare for the annual fire drill exercise in coordination with Civil Defence.
Summary: Muscat: The Suhail Bahwan Group yesterday conducted a full-scale fire drill and evacuation exercise in .
PRISONERS were left in their cells at a South Wales court during a fire drill which staff thought was the genuine thing, it has emerged.
Civil defence personnel conducting a fire drill in Dubai.
The Civil Defence department carried out a mock fire drill at the Hyatt Plaza yesterday.
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