listening post


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listening post

n
1. (Military) military a forward position set up to obtain early warning of enemy movement. Abbreviation: LP
2. any strategic position or place for obtaining information about another country or area

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n.
any position or location for obtaining secret information about an enemy.
[1915–20]
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He noted machine-gun emplacements cunningly hidden from the view of the British and listening posts placed well out in No Man's Land.
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If a cellmate informant is placed with the intent of gathering information about a crime that is the subject of formal charges against the suspect, the only role the cellmate informant may play is that of a listening post.
Though the Listening Post Project survey does not include higher education hospitals, it can provide timely on pressing issues, said Salamon.
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A file on Blair was said to have been compiled at giant US listening post Fort Gordon, in Georgia, run by the National Security Agency.
On top of each listening post will be a red light which will blink like a beacon at night.
A modern-day Bletchley Park, where the German Enigma code was cracked during the Second World War, is being set up to aid Government listening post GCHQ.
There is a new-look children's library with specially designed furniture and a CD listening post, an Employment Training Services programme centre providing a full range of job-seeking facilities.
CYPRUS is a popular holiday destination,but its closeness to the Middle East also makes it a strategically important listening post.
Such powers had previously been the domain only of the police, MI5, MI6, government listening post GCHQ, Customs and Excise and the Inland Revenue.