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SDSan Diego
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SDSeven Days (band)
SDSelf Defense
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SDSingle Dose
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SDScooby-Doo
SDService Delivery
SDSudan (ISO country code, top level domain)
SDSilenced (weapon)
SDSoftware Developer
SDSomething Different
SDSales and Distribution (SAP)
SDSocial Development
SDSurvey Data (drafting and design)
SDSustainable Development
SDSnoop Dogg
SDSverigedemokraterna (Swedish: Sweden Democrats)
SDStandard Deviation
SDSource/Drain
SDSpeed Dial
SDSmart Devices
SDSlam Dunk
SDSample Data
SDSmoke Detector
SDSecurity Deposit
SDSanjay Dutt (Indian actor)
SDSnare Drum
SDSlowdown
SDStable Disease
SDSudden Death
SDSheriff's Department
SDSlobodna Dalmacija (Croatian newspaper)
SDSuper Deformed (anime)
SDSweet Dreams
SDSystem Dynamics (complex systems)
SDSexual Dysfunction
SDSega Dreamcast
SDSend Data
SDSenior Director
SDState Director
SDSteward (USN Rating)
SDScleroderma (connective tissue disease)
SDSnow Day
SDShinedown (band)
SDScience Data
SDSalvia Divinorum (entheogenic spice)
SDService Description
SDSelf-Destruct
SDSicherheitsdienst (German Security Department, WWII)
SDShipping Date
SDSystem Description
SDSine Die (Without A Day, fixed)
SDStep-Daughter
SDService Director
SDSprague-Dawley (laboratory rat strain)
SDSauer-Danfoss (various locations)
SDSenile Dementia
SDSugar Daddy
SDSpecial Duty
SDSoap Dispenser
SDStandard Duty (6 axle diesel locomotive)
SDSoftware Documentation
SDSkinny Dippin'
SDService Dress
SDSame Difference
SDSubmissive Dominant
SDSteely Dan
SDShipping Department
SDStatic Data
SDSystem Device
SDShine-Dalgarno (genetics sequence)
SDSenior Discount
SDSchematic Description (Bell System)
SDDiscriminative Stimulus
SDSteroid-Dependent (medical status)
SDSafe Driver
SDSocial Distortion (band)
SDStorm Drain
SDSidereal Day (orbital mechanics)
SDSearch Depth
SDSignal Degrade
SDStar Destroyer (Star Wars)
SDSoluciones Digitales (Spanish: Digital Solutions; Guatemala)
SDShadowdale (MUD)
SDSiamese Dream (Smashing Pumpkins album)
SDSupply Depot (Starcraft)
SDSpeed Demon
SDScoping Document
SDShadow Development
SDSystem Display
SDStay Down
SDSenior Deacon
SDSeiken Densetsu (game)
SDSigned Digit
SDSingle Density
SDSwap Dealer (investing)
SDSkin Dose
SDSelection Diversity
SDSecurity Descriptor (Windows 2000)
SDSight Draft
SDSituation Display
SDSpasmodic Dysphonia
SDSandy Denny (singer)
SDSekolah Dasar (Indonesian elementry school)
SDSaturation Degree
SDSocial Desirability
SDSenate Document
SDSpectral Data
SDScan Disc (digital media card)
SDSample Duplicate
SDSchweizer Demokraten (Swiss Democrats)
SDShaolin-Do (martial arts)
SDSmoke Damper (HVAC systems)
SDSoftware Division
SDSectional Density
SDSpeed Disk (Norton Utilities)
SDSchizotypal Disorder
SDSalutem Dicit (Latin: sends greetings)
SDSudanese Dinar
SDSolar Diffuser
SDSmith-Dorrien (General Sir Horace Smith-Dorrien)
SDSudan Airways (IATA airline code)
SDStudy Director
SDSurvey Department
SDSuperior Defender (anime)
SDSite Defense
SDService Duct
SDSiemens Dematic
SDStructured Design
SDSupporting Document
SDSpace Division
SDsocial drinker
SDSalario Devengado (Spanish: Earned Salary; various nations)
SDSpirit Detective (anime)
SDSlightly Damned (web comic)
SDStage Direction (theater)
SDSolar Dynamics
SDSystem Demonstration
SDSpatial Disorientation
SDSuper Dense
SDSupplementary Declaration (trade)
SDSynthetic Division
SDSpiral Development (effort)
SDSpecially Denatured (alcohol for cosmetics)
SDSpectral Decomposition
SDStrength-Duration
SDSchedule Deviation
SDStick Death (cartoon)
SDSocratic Dialogue
SDStationary Deterministic (neural information processing)
SDSpin Dynamics
SDSoul Decision (band)
SDSatan's Disciples (gang)
SDSolicitation Document
SDSocial Day
SDSystems Diagram
SDSupply Duct
SDSans Date (French: No Date)
SDSacrum Diis (Latin: Consacrated to the Gods, epigraphy)
SDSphere Decoding
SDSuspense Date
SDStream Detection
SDSubscale Demonstrator
SDStream Density
SDShoulder-Disarticulation (amputation)
SDSolvent Desorption
SDSuperdreadnought (Honor Harrington science fiction novels)
SDSuper Domain
SDSurface Duct
SDSuper Dreadnought (naval and sci-fi space navy warship class)
SDSweep Duration
SDStatic Displacement
SDSouthern Durchmusterung (star catalogue)
SDSpeciale Diensten (Dutch)
SDSpan Destination (Cisco)
SDSubmittal Description
SDStructures and Deduction (ICALP Workshop)
SDSection Disparu (French: Section That Does Not Exist, from TV show Alias)
SDSpectacle Dispenser (US Navy)
SDSafe, Detected Failure
SDStart Descent
SDStaff Digest
SDShivan Destroyer (FreeSpace 2 game)
SDSparklet Devices (.50 caliber ammunition headstamp)
SDSpartan Dominion (forum)
SDScorned Death (Shadowbane guild)
SDSouth Departure (aviation)
SDSuper Compact Disk (Toshiba/Time Warner)
SDSet Decipherable
SDSenatus Decreto (Latin: By Decree of Senate, epigraphy)
SDArchive and Dissemination Office (NIMA)
SDStationary Disturbance
SDSavane Développement (French)
SDSith Domination (gaming clan)
SDSpider Duel (gaming, Subspace/Continuum)
SDSound Dampened/Diffused (weapons)
SDSynchronization Directorate
SDAircraft Detection Radar for Submarines (US Navy)
SDSaksual Dysfunction (psychology slang)
SDSaigon Dentist (website and forum)
SDShabeellada Dhexe (postal region, Somalia)
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In occupancies not required to be equipped with a fire alarm system, actuation of a smoke detector shall activate a visible and audible signal in an approved location.
Every year people die because their smoke detectors didn't go off during a fire.
He said smoke detectors, better gear and training for firefighters and advancements in medical treatment at trauma centers in the state are some of the reasons for the decline.
"I strongly feel that if smoke detectors were installed in the building, lives would have been saved," said Mr Nelson, who now lives in Bahrain.
Two shops where Graham and Jill were able to find smoke detectors were Shah Nagardas Manji & Co near Sabco Centre, and Sheikh al Shangi in Ruwi.
"The lessons to learn here are never leave a chip pan unattended, always make sure your smoke detectors are working and keep doors closed to slow the spread of fire."
'But the public should understand it is much better to have a smoke detector than not to have one,' he said.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-2 April 2002-Finnair aircraft turns back after smoke detector sounds (C)1994-2002 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.m2.com
During September 2001, a NIST team of engineers and technicians instrumented and burned a two-story, single-family home in Kinston, N.C., in order to characterize the performance of different types of smoke detectors. Smoke detector arrays were located in the hallway and bedroom upstairs as well as exit paths downstairs.
The Supreme Court of New York ruled that the owner of an apartment is not liable for the death of a resident even though the smoke detector in the unit did not activate (Acevedo v.
Combination smoke detectors include both ionization and photoelectric sensors in a single unit, and these detectors should not be confused with a carbon monoxide-ionization smoke detector.
Of course, even if there had been Halon bottles in the plane's hold, the 110 people aboard flight 592 might not have been saved; the flow of oxygen that the canisters were adding to the fire probably would have overwhelmed the limited supply of Halon: However, a smoke detector in the hold of flight 592 could have made a difference.