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nonlethal

(nɒnˈliːθəl)
adj
not resulting in or capable of causing death
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Adj.1.nonlethal - not capable of causing death
nonfatal - not bringing death; "nonfatal heart attack"
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Research to be conducted will combine lethal and nonlethal methods, and will only be an input to a wide variety of fisheries research on the causes of declines in domestic fishery catches.
Of course, planners for the 1980 raid might have incorporated nonlethal weapons, if they'd had them.
Final larval instars of the dragonfly Anax were used for the nonlethal predator manipulation, because the presence of Anax has been shown to reduce activity of both small bullfrog and green frog tadpoles (Werner 1991).
Diplomatic and military responses are, respectively, the first and last lines of defense against unconventional threats, but the United States may also augment these options with its own unconventional tools, such as nonlethal weapons and special operations.
Durham Police's new chief constable Jo Farrell said her staff will be issued with new X2 Tasers if they want one, and they will undergo training on using the nonlethal weapons.
But as the United States faces operations in the "gray zone"--actions that remain below the level of conventional armed conflict --there is an increasing need for nonlethal options.
At least seven police officers were on the scene, with four nonlethal methods of dealing with this small-in-stature woman, who had a knife.
The Department of the Army last revised the publication guiding the use of nonlethal weapons (NLW) and civil disturbance in 2014, which makes it the most up-to-date civil disturbance publication among Service publications.
cities are using the nonlethal tactic of capturing, neutering, and releasing them so they can't reproduce.
One way to think about the problem the authors pose is this: nonlethal means--whether cyber, economic, media, or others--have the ability to significantly disrupt civil life.
Their topics include nonlethal weapons and cyber capabilities, cyber war and information war C la Russe, crisis instability and preemption: the 1914 railroad analogy, active cyber defense: applying air defense to the cyber domain, and cybersecurity and the age of privateering.