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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it would loiter for 30 minutes at around 750 ft, using its laser-radar to search for targets, compare their responses with memorised signatures and attack with a tri-mode warhead.
Boeing will modify the design of its X-45B UCAV to meet both the Air Force's requirement for greater range and loiter capability and the Navy's objectives in their DARPA-led UCAV-N demonstration program.
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.
In the light of the current situation, in consultation with the police I would strongly advise pupils should not loiter in the streets around lunchtime.
Community residents testified that gang members loiter as part of a strategy to establish turf, recruit new members, and intimidate rival gangs and members of the local community.