patrol


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police

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on patrol

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to maintain or keep in order with or as if with police

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a detachment used for security or reconnaissance

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the activity of going around or through an area at regular intervals for security purposes

a group that goes through a region at regular intervals for the purpose of security

maintain the security of by carrying out a patrol

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Without haste the nearest air patrol swung sluggishly about and approached the stranger.
He had landed at the latter city because the air patrol is less suspicious and alert than that above the larger metropolis where lies the palace of the jeddak.
As we neared the high tower a patrol shot down from above, throwing its piercing searchlight full upon my craft, and a voice roared out a command to halt, following with a shot as I paid no attention to his hail.
You are strongly guarded and a quadruple force patrols the sky.
The whole situation, in all its bearings, was focussed sharply before me--the shame of losing the prisoners, the worthlessness and cowardice of George, the meeting with Le Grant and the other patrol men and the lame explanation; and then there was the fight I had fought so hard, victory wrenched from me just as I thought I had it within my grasp.
As for George, it was his last trip with the fish patrol.
They took him to a room where other prisoners were waiting and here he stayed until court adjourned, when he had another long and bitterly cold ride in a patrol wagon to the county jail, which is on the north side of the city, and nine or ten miles from the stockyards.
Nor did she commence to feel any doubts until long after she had again turned toward the east well south, as she thought, of the patrol.
Often we were halted by the police and patrols, but our passwords enabled us to proceed.
Now and then during the night horses had galloped at a smart pace over the Buytenhof, the heavy tramp of the patrols had resounded from the pavement, and the slow matches of the arquebuses, flaring in the east wind, had thrown up at intervals a sudden glare as far as to the panes of his window.
The new Patrol V6 complements the legendary Patrol V8 which is considered one of the most powerful, spacious and popular SUVs in the Middle East," said Samir Cherfan, managing director of Nissan Middle East.
The new Patrol V6 complements the Patrol V8 which is considered one of the most powerful, spacious and popular SUVs in the Middle East," said Samir Cherfan, managing director of Nissan Middle East.
A patrol is a detachment sent out by a larger unit to conduct a specific mission.
Sometimes they ride on trains and catch fare violators; other times they patrol grade crossings.