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.
Cave was looking for the best spot to set up a listening post to detect illegal private and commercial radio transmissions, stopping lawbreakers from getting around FCC licensing regulations.
A list of advice for "young Soldiers" in The Listening Post advertised: "When relieving a company in the firing line make as much noise as you can when going up the communication trench .
It showed listening posts around the world including Manila.
The grade two listed Listening Post on Redcar Road, Redcar dates back to 1916.
The cash windfall comes after volunteers provided a community caf, thrift shop and listening post at Sheriff Hill Methodist Church.
The pressures on nonprofits have accelerated and are clearly taking their toll," said Lester Salamon, report author and director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Civil Society Studies, which conducted this survey as part of its Listening Post Project.
The manager, who was always sitting close by, served as a listening post.
Thomas Wilhelm is banking that Mongolia will make the right choice on that distant day when the Pentagon suddenly finds itself needing a plausibly deniable listening post or a low-profile logistics base in the region.
BAFTA-LA chairman Gary Dartnall praised the Hunts for opening their Hancock Park home to the British expat showbiz contingent and for being a listening post for American producers doing business back in the U.
The Johns Hopkins Center for Civil Society Studies surveyed more than 250 nonprofit organizations nationwide as part of its Listening Post Project.
BALTIMORE -- Charities and other non-profits are paying a "silent tax" according to a report by Johns Hopkins Center for Civil Society Studies as part of its Nonprofit Listening Post Project.