- ADJ: ADJ nAn early-warning system warns people that something bad is likely to happen, for example that a machine is about to stop working, or that a country is being attacked.
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early warning — noun count or uncount warning of a future event that comes early enough for you to prepare for it a. only before noun relating to a system of defense, called an early warning system, that gives warning of a nuclear attack by another country and… … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
early warning — adj early warning system/device etc a system or equipment which tells you that something bad, especially an enemy attack, is going to happen … Dictionary of contemporary English
early-warning — early warnˈing adjective (also as two words) belonging to or part of an early warning system • • • Main Entry: ↑early … Useful english dictionary
early warning — UK / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms early warning : singular early warning plural early warnings a) warning of a future event that comes early enough for you to prepare for it b) [only before noun] relating to a system of defence,… … English dictionary
early warning — A warning given by surveillance radars, especially those deployed on the outermost periphery of defensive radar cover. A warning provided by early warning aircraft is also termed an early warning … Aviation dictionary
early warning — išankstinis įspėjimas statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Ankstyvasis įspėjimas apie paleistus ar artėjančius nežinomus ginklus ar juos nešančias priemones. atitikmenys: angl. air defence early warning; early warning pranc. alerte lointaine;… … NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas
early warning — Early notification of the launch or approach of unknown weapons or weapons carriers. Also called EW. See also attack assessment; tactical warning … Military dictionary
early warning — caution or warning which appears before the expected or usual time … English contemporary dictionary
early warning — ранее предупреждение … Pipeline dictionary
early warning — … Useful english dictionary