arrest

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fugitive who runs away and hides to avoid arrest or prosecution absconder
act of running away secretly (as to avoid arrest) abscondment , decampment
inflammation of the lungs caused by inhaling or choking on vomitus; may occur during unconsciousness (anesthesia or drunkenness or seizure or cardiac arrest) aspiration pneumonia
arrest with legal writ attach
security given for a debt or default, esp. for a person under arrest bail
arrest warrant capias
emergency procedure that employs rhythmic compression of the heart (either through the chest wall or, during surgery, directly to the heart) in an attempt to maintain circulation during cardiac arrest cardiac massage , heart massage
shock caused by cardiac arrest cardiogenic shock
rule that police (when interrogating you after an arrest) are obliged to warn you that anything you say may be used as evidence and to read you your constitutional rights (the right to a lawyer and the right to remain silent until advised by a lawyer) Miranda rule
arrest, informally nab
catch or arrest nab
check or arrest nip
medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body operation , surgery , surgical operation , surgical procedure , surgical process
(law) evidence sufficient to warrant an arrest or search and seizure probable cause
physical efforts to oppose a lawful arrest; the resistance is classified as assault and battery upon the person of the police officer attempting to make the arrest resisting arrest
breathing apparatus used for resuscitation by forcing oxygen into the lungs of a person who has undergone asphyxia or arrest of respiration resuscitator
sudden turning point in a person's life (similar to the sudden conversion of the Apostle Paul on the road from Jerusalem to Damascus of arrest Christians) road to Damascus
fibrillation of heart muscles resulting in interference with rhythmic contractions of the ventricles and possibly leading to cardiac arrest ventricular fibrillation
public announcement by a law enforcement agency that they desire to question or arrest some person wanted notice , wanted poster
arrest, judicial writ to make an warrant
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