impound

(redirected from impounded)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal.

impound

[im′pau̇nd]
(civil engineering)
To collect water for irrigation, flood control, or similar purpose.
References in periodicals archive ?
Similarly, the teams in Khushab checked 245 vehicles, impounded 12 vehicles over non-registration, confiscated documents of six vehicles and removed 11 illegal number-plates.
The anti-encroachment teams have conducted search operations in Tench Bata, Naseerabad, Bakra Mandi, Dhamiyal Road, Saddar, Gawalmandi, and adjoining areas during the last 24 hours and impounded six trucks containing goods.
There will be a minimum of six months' time before the impounded cars are auctioned.
The agency will prioritize cars that are still in good running condition to start decongesting the main office's 4-hectare compound, which now holds 150 to 200 impounded vehicles.
A UAE national complained to Al Rabia Ajman radio that his car was impounded by the police and that nobody had notified him when they seized the car parked in front of the Dubai Court.
Emerson Carlos, assistant general manager for operations, said the buses were impounded during operations along Roxas Boulevard in Baclaran during the past days.
I would have been better off if the car had been impounded for a month to begin with
Thirty-seven of them had no licensed driver with them to take over the steering wheel, so their vehicles were impounded, deputies said.
Many of the new laws target safety and children, distracted driving, red light enforcement, highway memorial signs, impounded vehicles and uninsured motorist coverage," said Alice Bisno, the Auto Club's vice president for legislative and regulatory affairs.
KARACHI -- Two drivers were arrested, 636 were challaned, Rs 3,86,500 while 653 vehicles were impounded during campaign against traffic violations in the Orangi division here.
Rawalpindi -- Municipal Corporation has demolished 15 illegal cattle pens and impounded goods on either side of Nullah Leh .
Dubai: Whether it be street racing, driving with an expired license, or accumulating an overwhelming amount of traffic fines - any one of these traffic offences can get your car impounded.