Definition of distress signal in English:

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distress signal

Pronunciation: /dəˈstres ˌsiɡnəl/

noun

A signal from a ship or aircraft in danger.
Example sentences
  • 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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Syllabification: dis·tress sig·nal

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