Autokinetic system
Autokinetic system Autokinetic system In fire-alarm telegraphy, a system so arranged that when one alarm is being transmitted, no other alarm, sent in from another point, will be transmitted until after the first alarm has been disposed of. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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