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interrogate

(1) To search, sum or count records in a file. See query.

(2) To test the condition or status of a terminal or computer system.

interrogate

To send coded signals of IFF (identification friend or foe) or SSR (secondary surveillance radar) to trigger their transponders.
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Usually it is journalists asking the questions, but for one day only celebrities were given the chance to do the interrogating, to find out new things about each other.
55 percent of all adults believe that rendition (as explained above) is justified either often (14%) or sometimes (41%), when interrogating suspected terrorists.
According a Washington Post report, the CIA has been hiding and interrogating some of its most important al Qaida captives at Soviet-era compounds in eastern Europe.
13) The Supreme Court found that "the strategy of withholding Miranda warnings until after interrogating and drawing out a confession was promoted not only by his own department but by a national police training organization.
Iraqi judges have started interrogating Saddam Hussein's former defence minister - the notorious general known as Chemical Ali.
By further interrogating the attempts to classify and control the behavior of those inhabiting the "private sphere," McBride's collection offers further insight into the attempted division of public and private life, which worked to devalue women and children.
His study is also a model for scholars interrogating the impact of social location on their work.
An Oxnard police officer did not violate the rights of a gravely wounded farm worker by interrogating him without reading him his Miranda rights, the U.
At first, Lindh tried to keep his nationality a secret, even as CIA officer Johnny Micheal Spann was interrogating him, as part of the U.
In that case, the interrogating computer receives nothing and eventually displays, "The server is not responding" or something similar.
Helmut Newton's recent, ruthless portrait of a bikini-clad Beecroft provides a devastating, desublimating comparison: The photographer shows a body theatricalizing only its own failure, interrogating nothing.
Reid-Pharr further illustrates that the most common attempt at interrogating Black American subjectivity is through the figure of the tragic mulatto, as represented by the title-character in William Wells Brown's Clotel--functioning as neither black nor white.