seizure

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Definition/MeaningWord/Phrase
stroke or seizure apoplexy , cerebral hemorrhage , ictus
seizure by the government arrogation , confiscation
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
seizure of property in legal proceeding attachment
writ authorizing seizure of property attachment
property seizure in legal proceeding attachment
writ authorizing the seizure of property that may be needed for the payment of a judgment in a judicial proceeding attachment
epileptic seizure, sensation that precedes onset of aura
sensation (as of a cold breeze or bright light) that precedes the onset of certain disorders such as a migraine attack or epileptic seizure aura
petit mal seizure accompanied by other abnormalities (atonia or automatisms or vasomotor changes) complex absence
seizure and holding of property as security for payment of a debt or satisfaction of a claim distraint , distress
seizure of illegal drugs by the police drug bust , drugs bust
convulsive seizure while carrying unborn child eclampsia
seizure (or a type of epilepsy characterized by such seizures) during which the patient becomes unconscious and has convulsions over the entire body epilepsia major , generalized seizure , grand mal
seizure (or a type of epilepsy characterized by such seizures) of short duration characterized by momentary unconsciousness and local muscle spasms or twitching epilepsia minor , petit mal
seizure of a vehicle in transit either to rob it or divert it to an alternate destination highjack , hijack
(international law) illegality that taints or contaminates a ship or cargo rendering it liable to seizure infection
forcible seizure of property pillage , rapine
(law) evidence sufficient to warrant an arrest or search and seizure probable cause
epilepsy in which a seizure is induced by whirling or running procursive epilepsy
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