Examples of seizure in a Sentence
the seizure of power by the rebels
property that is protected from seizure
the seizure of evidence by the police
Not all searches and seizures by the police require a warrant.
Recent Examples of seizure from the Web
When nurses and doctors moved her to an operating table for an emergency C-section, the soon-to-be-mom had another seizure, WBAY reported.
Most kids eventually stop having seizures and live totally normal lives.
Only about 3 percent of people with the condition can have seizures after being exposed to flashing lights at certain intensities or with certain visual patterns, according to the Epilepsy Foundation.
Even though about a third of people with autism also have seizures, this probe of genomic information turned up little in the way of common variants between autism and epilepsy.
Another call was about a man in a wheelchair having a seizure on Sunset Strip in Sunrise.
According to the station, the man immediately began having seizures, lost his vision and began experiencing internal bleeding.
Track trends—specifically, how the virus is mutating (U.S. officials recently spotted young swine-flu patients having seizures).
Uresti, who couldn’t be reached for comment, said after the seizure of the five vehicles on June 8 that they would be held for at least 10 days to give City Tours’ owner an opportunity to get them back.
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SEIZURE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of seizure for English Language Learners
: the act of taking control of something especially by force or violence
law : the act of taking something by legal authority
medical : an abnormal state in which you become unconscious and your body moves in an uncontrolled and violent way
SEIZURE Defined for Kids
Definition of seizure for Students
medical Definition of seizure
legal Definition of seizure
- seizure of evidence found in plain view
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