Buzzer



a person or thing that buzzes.
a signaling apparatus similar to an electric bell but without hammer or gong, producing a buzzing sound by the vibration of an armature.
Contemporary Examples

Washington’s Only Grown-Up Lee Siegel March 16, 2010
Tom Ford Presentation: London Fashion Week Fall Winter 2012 Isabel Wilkinson February 18, 2012
TV’s Most Uncomfortable Moments of the Year The Daily Beast Video December 28, 2010
Whatever You Do Someone Will Die. A Short Story About Impossible Choices in Iraq Nathan Bradley Bethea August 30, 2014
The Disappearing Cops of East St. Louis Justin Glawe November 25, 2014

Historical Examples

Bizarre Lawton Mackall
Mixed Faces Roy Norton
The Silent Bullet Arthur B. Reeve
Wandl the Invader Raymond King Cummings
Bizarre Lawton Mackall

noun
a person or thing that buzzes
a device that produces a buzzing sound, esp one similar to an electric bell without a hammer or gong
(NZ) a wood planing machine
n.

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