loiter


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to go or move slowly so that progress is hindered

to pass time without working or in avoiding work

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Mr Cripps explained that the proceedings were taken under a regulation which reads: "That no person in the area shall molest or importune any person of the opposite sex, or loiter for the purpose of importuning any such person in the area set out in the schedule.
The air vehicle was required to loiter in the target area at around 100 km radius for six hours and operator-in-the-loop was seen as a necessity.
I filmed right around the corner and I did often go in front of her building and just stand around and loiter, like some weirdo, hoping to pick up something left in the air, some kind of magic left behind," Contactmusic quoted her as telling Sunday Times Culture magazine.
Here's how we train for emergencies during loiter operations.
Louts can infringe our right to a peaceful community, yet we can't infringe their right to loiter.
To measure how long light pulses loiter, the team split a 150-fs infrared laser pulse into two pulses and sent each along a different path to the same detector.
In a part of the plurality opinion not subscribed to by the majority, Justice John Paul Stevens reiterated the holding of Papachristou that "the freedom to loiter for innocent purposes is part of the `liberty' protected by the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment.
It matters not whether the reason that a gang member and his father, for example, might loiter near Wrigley Field is to rob an unsuspecting fan or just to get a glimpse of Sammy Sosa leaving the ballpark; in either event, if their purpose is not apparent to a nearby police officers, they may - indeed, they "shall" - order them to disperse.
Witnesses at city council public hearings testified that gang members loiter as part of a strategy to claim territory, recruit new members, and intimidate rival gangs and ordinary community residents.
This encompasses that portion of the loitering and prowling statute prohibiting "any person to loiter or prowl in a place, at a time or in a manner not usual for law-abiding individuals, under circumstances that warrant a justifiable and reasonable alarm or immediate concern for the safety of persons or property in the vicinity.
They were started by former City Attorney James Hahn in 1997 against the Blythe Street gang in Van Nuys, allowing police to arrest gang members when they were meeting, limit their ability to loiter and regulate their behavior.