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noun as in alert

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noun as in distress signal

noun as in signal

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Also like the Air France disaster, the pilots of AirAsia had no time to issue a mayday call.

Watch what happens at the scene of a blaze when a radio call of “Mayday!”

Launched in May, Mayday PAC has raised nearly $8 million in donations from more than 50,000 contributors.

Another serious challenge to the Zombie Theory is the absence of any Mayday call from the pilots.

After their last routine exchange with controllers the pilots never sent any Mayday or distress message.

I saw a car heading for the scene so I gained more altitude and circled the area while calling "Mayday" on the radio.

Emersons Mayday, from which I just now quoted, has no real evolution at all; it is a series of observations.

Now one hundred years ago, Mayday was looked forward to with glee by all English children living in the country.

All the children who had given up their Mayday money to Susan were playing on the green.

He expressed in his poems Voluntaries and Mayday views similar to those declared here.


On this page you'll find 136 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to Mayday, such as: alert, buzzer, caution, cry, signal, and warning.

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