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impound

[im′pau̇nd]
(civil engineering)
To collect water for irrigation, flood control, or similar purpose.
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5 million from the owners of the impounded vehicles while the same amount was expected from the challans that have been issued to owners of 90 vehicles.
Muscat: The Public Authority for Consumer Protection (PACP) has impounded 7,344kg of expired fish from a company's warehouse in Nizwa, 106km northeast of Muscat.
Her car has been impounded for one month and she has been given 12 black points on her license.
This brought together motor lenders and the police to save needless crushing of impounded cars which have no insurance.
West Midlands police had impounded the uninsured car, only to find two guns, some ammunition and other weapons hidden inside.
West Midlands officers had impounded the uninsured car, only to find two guns, some ammunition and other offensive weapons hidden inside.
He told a national newspaper: "The debt has been outstanding for some time and the plane has been impounded after we failed to meet the deadline of November 30 for the debt settlement.
Two other ships still remain impounded, one by Malta and the other by Hong Kong.
This compares to Carrickfergus, where more than 80% of the 212 dogs impounded were reclaimed and just one dog put to sleep.
The Birmingham Mail told yesterday how the Ferrari 430 sports car was impounded after the driver was stopped on suspicion of having no insurance.
Seemingly my driving licence had 'expired' according to their onboard computer and to that end the officer said thatmy vehiclewould be impounded.
NEWLY-WEDS David and Joan Moon, who were stranded in Madeira when a cruise ship was impounded, finally returned home to Coventry last night.