Noun Definition


1.Definition: a brake operated by hand; usually operates by mechanical linkage

Category: Objects

2.Definition: a state in which martial law applies

"The governor declared a state of emergency"

Category: General

3.Definition: a sudden unforeseen crisis (usually involving danger) that requires immediate action

"He never knew what to do in an emergency"

Related Noun(s):exigency, pinch

Category: General