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seize

1 to take legal possession of someone or something.
2 to take into custody.
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(7.) Bigalke B, Haap M, Stellos K, Geisler T, Seizer P, Kremmer E, et al.
Disabusing readers of the common misconception that the assimilation of Buddhist teachings and African American cultural forms is idiosyncratic to Johnson, Seizer describes the significant, if under-studied development and expansion of black Buddhism in post-civil rights America.
The system can parse 256 shades of gray at the subpixel level, according to Robert Seizer, a chief engineer at MTI.
In addition to the DTS, the Michigan Alcoholism Screening Test (MAST; Seizer, 1971) was used to assess whether prospective participants abused alcohol, because alcohol abuse may have afffected the results of the two instrumental measures.
Peterson identifies three areas which have high potential for "productive integration" between environmental communication and presidential rhetoric: the concept of material rhetoric (from Carol Blair and Jack Seizer), the importance of science and technology issues and conflicts in presidential speech, and the public sphere of environmental decision making.
The Parker School, in Fort Devons, Massachusetts, founded by Theodore Seizer, adopted a democratic system for the school governance, but the curriculum for the most part is mandated by the MCAS--the high-stakes test for all public schools in the state.
Interspecific investigations of odontocete behavioral ecology are rare (Polacheck 1987; Seizer and Payne 1988; Shane 1994; Gowans and Whitehead 1995) and no such studies have been conducted in the Southern California Bight.
"The preservation of more than 1,800 acres along Montana's Bull River represents a landmark achievement for all of the partners working to protect this spectacular landscape," said The Conservation Fund's president, Larry Seizer. "Thanks to the dedication of the U.S.
A number of studies support a positive relationship between neuroticism and accidents for professional drivers (Pestonjee & Singh, 1980; Roy & Choudhary, 1985), motorists (Mayer & Treat, 1977; Seizer, Rogers, & Kern, 1968), and within industrial settings (Hansen, 1989).
Average LOS is directly related to health care costs and reimbursements for trauma care (Seizer et al., 2001).
There have been previous collections of the writing of Jewish critics of Zionism: Zionism Reconsidered: The Rejection of Jewish Normalcy, edited by Michael Seizer (MacMillian, 1970); Zionism.
(30) Thus the monstrous seizer of antiquity was appropriated as a Christian image of seduction and then of penitence and remorse.