Examples from the Web for buzzer
On the second floor I rang a buzzer at the door of the detective bureau.
Never mind the word "bazaar," which you pronounce as "bizarre" and Hassan pronounces as "buzzer."Whatever You Do Someone Will Die. A Short Story About Impossible Choices in Iraq|Nathan Bradley Bethea|August 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When the buzzer sounded, the score was Wyoming Indian 69, Rocky Mountain 53 and the fans poured out on to the court.Native American Basketball Team in Wyoming Have Hoop Dreams Of Their Own|Robert Silverman|August 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Getting the buzzer down is probably the most important part.Teen ‘Jeopardy!’ Champ Leonard Cooper on His Big $75,000 Win|Ramin Setoodeh|February 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The Soviets put the ball in play, made a wild shot at the basket, and the buzzer went off.An Olympic Détente for the 1972 Men’s Basketball Team|Tom McMillen|August 5, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The buzzer's insistent voice brought her to her feet, even while she frowned at the interruption.
Asher thought, elated, sending his buzzer signal up to those so far above.
A buzzer was ringing in the turret, and I plunged back for it.Wandl the Invader|Raymond King Cummings
The office door opened as there appeared in answer to the buzzer a very alert, very smiling, and very tidy office girl.
I couldn't sleep very well, but I fell into a doze, and then I heard the buzzer of the alarm go off.Tom Swift and his Photo Telephone|Victor Appleton
British Dictionary definitions for buzzer
Word Origin and History for buzzer
c.1600, "buzzing insect," agent noun from buzz (v.). In reference to mechanical devices that buzz, from 1870 (steam-powered at first; electric mechanisms so called from 1884).