act of seizing

act of seizing
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  • seizing — /ˈsizɪŋ/ (say seezing) noun 1. the act of seizing. 2. Nautical a binding or lashing, consisting of several turns of light line, marline, wire, or the like, holding two ropes, etc., together …   Australian English dictionary

  • Seizing — Seiz ing, n. 1. The act of taking or grasping suddenly. [1913 Webster] 2. (Naut.) (a) The operation of fastening together or lashing. (b) The cord or lashing used for such fastening. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • seizing — [sēz′iŋ] n. 1. SEIZURE (sense 1) 2. Naut. a) the act of binding or fastening together, as with lashings b) lashings used for this c) a fastening made in this way …   English World dictionary

  • seizing — /see zing/, n. 1. the act of a person or thing that seizes. 2. Naut. a means of binding or fastening together two objects, as two ropes, or parts of the same rope, by a number of longitudinal and transverse turns of marline, wire, or other small… …   Universalium

  • seizing — n. act of taking by force; confiscation; act of capturing; act of comprehending; act of taking control; act of quickly taking advantage of; act of attacking sɪːz v. take forcibly; grasp, hold; comprehend, understand; expropriate, confiscate;… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • seizing — seiz•ing [[t]ˈsi zɪŋ[/t]] n. 1) the act of a person or thing that seizes 2) a) navig. the binding or fastening of large rope by multiple turns of smaller cordage b) navig. the smaller cordage so used • Etymology: 1300–50 …   From formal English to slang

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