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noun as in siren

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He launched a three-pointer from the top right of the arc that swished through as the buzzer sounded.

She sends another message before the final buzzer so it’s already there when he checks his phone in the locker room.

The Terps never led in the first half but entered intermission trailing just 46-44 after Scott’s three-pointer six seconds before the buzzer.

They beat the buzzer, but it still meant they were out of time.

Then, when the final buzzer sounds, both teams honor one another’s efforts, demonstrating the enduring power of sportsmanship.

On the second floor I rang a buzzer at the door of the detective bureau.

Never mind the word "bazaar," which you pronounce as "bizarre" and Hassan pronounces as "buzzer."

When the buzzer sounded, the score was Wyoming Indian 69, Rocky Mountain 53 and the fans poured out on to the court.

Getting the buzzer down is probably the most important part.

The Soviets put the ball in play, made a wild shot at the basket, and the buzzer went off.

One satisfactory way is by the use of a miniature buzzer transmitter.

Another hour, and a rising hum from a buzzer beside him gave warning of approach to the destination he had fixed.

The buzzer which he had expected to roar in his ears was only a faint drone, and above it he could easily hear other sounds.

He joined them at dinner when the great buzzer told half a county that it was half-past twelve.

If the armature and its connections are also used from the buzzer, the height of the coils must be taken in consideration.


On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to buzzer, such as: alarm, bell, gong, signal, warning, and dinger.

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