Definition of distress signal in English:

distress signal

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noun

  • A signal from a ship or aircraft that is in danger.
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    • If I screw up, I want you to send a distress signal and evacuate this ship.
    • We don't know why this ship was sending a distress signal.
    • He used the keyboard in the wall to send out an emergency distress signal to all ILPM ships.

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