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point duty

n
1. (Law) the stationing of a policeman or traffic warden at a road junction to control and direct traffic
2. (Military) the position at the head of a military patrol, regarded as being the most dangerous
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Noun1.point duty - the control of traffic by a policeman stationed at an intersectionpoint duty - the control of traffic by a policeman stationed at an intersection
traffic control - control of the flow of traffic in a building or a city
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
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point(s) duty

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point duty

n (Brit) (Police) → servizio di controllo del traffico
to be on point duty → dirigere il traffico
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1942 February 13: Bringing some wartime cheer to hard-working policemen on point duty are women drivers from the mobile section of the Salford constabulary.
Jabir Hussain while returning from polio transit point duty at BHU of Tehsil Utman Khail, Bajaur was stabbed to death in a skirmish kicked-off between family members in 2016.
Down Corporation Street I flew, Turn right at the end, that's true, Through Gallowgate, then left along Percy Street, Passed the Pipe Shop on the right, Then bear left to Jesmond Road, Where on point duty a giant copper stood, Resplendent in white coat and all, You waited for his signal!
It came as the Examiner was reporting on traffic congestion in Huddersfield town centre in the days when police did point duty but it's nothing on the problems drivers face today.
Prime Minister Abbasi was on point duty on Wednesday 20th December when he addressed members of the Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FCCI) saying that industrialisation in the country was gaining momentum as the government overcame the problem of energy shortages, not exactly a difficult point to make at a time of the lowest demand for electricity and those without gas may look askance as well.
The policeman with a sunshade Sir, I noticed a photograph in the Mail of a policeman on point duty in Wolverhampton with a kind of sunshade over him, stating it was too hot for him.
Volunteer police were supposed to be there for crowd control at football matches and point duty when traffic lights fail.
Damian Jones, head of sales at H&H Classics, who are selling the car, said: "There is an amusing story about Prince Phillip driving the Queen through London in this car and being held up by a policeman on point duty directing traffic.
A 1930 postcard featuring the Muirhead Avenue junction shows a policeman on point duty with apparently little to do.
He said that every cop from sector in-charge to point duty officer accomplished his task in responsible manner and hoped such outstanding performance in future too.
One of my duties was traffic control (Point Duty) on Aston Cross, and that was where I spotted this gorgeous young clippie (conductress) which ended up with 50 glorious years.