Definition of Emergency exit

1. Noun. A stairway (often on the outside of a building) that permits exit in the case of fire or other emergency.

Exact synonyms: Fire Escape
Generic synonyms: Staircase, Stairway



Definition of Emergency exit

1. Noun. An exit that is designed to allow rapid evacuation in the case of emergencies such as a fire ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Emergency Exit

emeralds
emeraud
emeraude
emeraudes
emerauds
emerg
emerge
emerged
emergence
emergences
emergencies
emergency
emergency-brake
emergency brake
emergency brakes
emergency exit (current term)
emergency exits
emergency landing
emergency locator transmitter
emergency locator transmitters
emergency medical service
emergency medical service communication systems
emergency medical services
emergency medical technician
emergency medical technicians
emergency medicine
emergency nursing
emergency physician
emergency position indicating radio beacon
emergency position indicating radio beacons

Literary usage of Emergency exit

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Modern Factory: Safety, Sanitation and Welfare by George Moses Price (1914)
"... no matter how small or what part of a building it occupies, . T Courtesy Nemo Corset Co. emergency exit in Fire-wall Leading to Fire-escape. in ..."

2. Handbook for Architects and Builders by Illinois society of architects (1908)
"They shall be of the same size as that provided for the main exits, and no emergency exit, doorway or stairway shall be less than three feet in width. ..."

3. Building Code ...: 1914-1927 by Industrial Commission of Wisconsin (1914)
"Each dressing room section and employe's room shall have an emergency exit with incombustible steps or standard fire escape to grade. ..."

4. Building Code Recommended by the National Board of Fire Underwriters, New by National Board of Fire Underwriters (1915)
"There shall be reserved for emergency exit purposes an open court or space on the side or sides of the building as follows: (a) In the case of a plot with ..."

5. The Revised Municipal Code of Chicago of 1905: Passed March 20, 1905 by Chicago (Ill.), Edgar Bronson Tolman, William Henry Arthur, Roswell Bertram Mason (1905)
"They shall be of the same size as that provided for the main exits, and no emergency exit, doorway or stairway shall be less than three feet in width. ..."

6. Passenger Rail Security: Enhanced Federal Leadership Needed to Prioritize by Cathleen A. Berrick, Jayetta Hecker (2006)
"In some cases, the door providing access to the locomotive's cab also serves as one of only two primary paths for emergency exit by passengers and is marked ..."

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