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seizing

[′sēz·iŋ]
(engineering)
Abrasive damage to a metal surface caused when the surface is rubbed by another metal surface.
(metallurgy)
Welding a workpiece to a die member under the combined forces of pressure and sliding friction.

seizing

The damaging of one metal surface as a result of rubbing with another metal surface.
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Attorney General must assure that the sharing will encourage further cooperation between the department seizing the assets and the sponsoring federal law enforcement agency.
LS: I would have thought that the strategic move of putting mathematics in the place of ontology would at last open the way to a philosophical seizing of the theoretical sciences, written in the same formal mathematical language and possessing an oblique, if not to say blind, relation to phenomena.
In Ross, the court concluded that the fourth amendment required the officer to have probable cause to believe the matchbox contained contraband before seizing it.
Some legal experts are troubled by the trend of cities seizing vehicles and other property in the absence of a criminal conviction.
4) Refrain from seizing items not listed in the warrant (unless there are independent, legal grounds for the seizure).
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Seizing the vehicles - which included a brand-new Honda Civic and a new Toyota Sequoia SUV - is intended to embarrass and hit in the wallet men who normally would get off with a fine and community service but no jail time, officials said Monday.
For example, in Illinois, 65 percent of the money goes to the seizing law enforcement agency, 25 percent goes to the prosecutor, and 10 percent goes to the State police, who administer the program.
Several council members questioned whether seizing vehicles was too severe a penalty for dumping trash in neighborhoods.
We want to make sure we are not creating criminals by seizing their vehicles,'' Councilman Bernard C.