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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 warn·ing /ˈwɔrnɪŋ/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 警告; 警告式; 報警; 告警; 警報 WNG

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Warn, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Warned p. pr. & vb. n. Warning.]
 1. To make ware or aware; to give previous information to; to give notice to; to notify; to admonish; hence, to notify or summon by authority; as, to warn a town meeting; to warn a tenant to quit a house. Warned of the ensuing fight.”
    Cornelius the centurion . . . was warned from God by an holy angel to send for thee.   --Acts x. 22.
    Who is it that hath warned us to the walls?   --Shak.
 2. To give notice to, of approaching or probable danger or evil; to caution against anything that may prove injurious.  “Juturna warns the Daunian chief of Lausus' danger, urging swift relief.”
 3. To ward off.  [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

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

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

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

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : serving to warn; "shook a monitory finger at him"; "an
            exemplary jail sentence" [syn: admonitory, cautionary,
             exemplary, monitory, warning(a)]
      n 1: a message informing of danger
      2: cautionary advice about something imminent (especially
         imminent danger) [syn: admonition, monition, word of