warning

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[Warn·ing]

A warning is a caution against something dangerous. When there's a shark warning at the beach, the lifeguards will order everyone out of the water.

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Giving previous notice; cautioning; admonishing; as, a warning voice.

Noun
cautionary advice about something imminent (especially imminent danger)

Noun
a message informing of danger


p. pr. & vb. n.
of Warn

a.
Giving previous notice; cautioning; admonishing; as, a warning voice.

n.
Previous notice.

n.
Caution against danger, or against faults or evil practices which incur danger; admonition; monition.


Warning

Warn"ing, a. Giving previous notice; cautioning; admonishing; as, a warning voice.
That warning timepiece never ceased.
Warning piece, Warning wheel (Horol.), a piece or wheel which produces a sound shortly before the clock strikes.

Warning

Warn"ing, n. 1. Previous notice. "At a month's warning." Dryden.
A great journey to take upon so short a warning.
2. Caution against danger, or against faults or evil practices which incur danger; admonition; monition.
Could warning make the world more just or wise.

Giving previous notice; cautioning; admonishing; as, a warning voice.

Previous notice.

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Usage Examples

Art at its most significant is a Distant Early Warning System that can always be relied on to tell the old culture what is beginning to happen to it.

I think of art, at its most significant, as a DEW line, a Distant Early Warning system that can always be relied on to tell the old culture what is beginning to happen to it.

I've always gone out with much younger guys. But I rushed into relationships before really getting to know the person. What would come up as a warning sign within the first two weeks of dating would usually be the exact reason the relationship would end!

One thorn of experience is worth a whole wilderness of warning.

Habaneros have a great fruity flavor, but the challenge is that you have to deflect the heat in order to taste the flavor. If you don't, you're dead. They should really have a warning sign on them. Deflect the habanero's heat by pairing it with sweet food.

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Other Usage Examples

If a State has reliable scientific information that demonstrates that a warning is needed for a particular food, then in the interest of public health, it should share that information with the FDA and petition for a new national standard.

History is a vast early warning system.

You'll remember Dr. Rice said that several times: It was not a warning about the place and the method and the time - it was a general warning. And that points out the imperfection, if you would, of our intelligence.

Is there any purpose to translating poetry? A poem does not contain information of importance, like a signpost or a warning notice.

Today, the technology is there to give early and normally ample warning when a powerful tornado approaches. When a tornado strikes, all of us are at risk.

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