stress position


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stress position

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an enforced body position, applied esp in the interrogation of detainees, which causes the victim pain by concentrating a large amount of his or her weight on a small number of muscles, joints, etc
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In broad outline, three periods emerge: the Cambridge years, defined by the young poet's precocious lyricism and awry grammar; the period of transition, marked by the publication of his major long poems Hot White Andy and Stress Position (and including the brilliant satire of Neocosis), their growing interest in metrical-syllabic prose; and the fully mature rhapsodic phase of The Odes to TL61P, with its fascinating prelude The Stats on Infinity, which mark an epochal shift into block writing.
There allegedly began a six-day ordeal, in which Itani was punched and kicked, tied in a stress position, beaten with a cable, hit in the genitals and hung from a doorway by his wrists for hours.
Itani said four men tied him down in a stress position on the floor, and one of them hit him with a cable.
Our hypothesis is that this principle only applies in contexts of neutralization or less prosodic saliency of the segments, which explains why we do not find its effects in the stress position. A possible verification of this hypothesis may come from studies in which the acquisition of other unstressed positions are conducted (i.e.
But I've also wondered if I didn't cross the line the first time I was in the "hard site" at Abu Ghraib, or the first time I used a stress position, or the first time I told an Iraqi prisoner that he'd never see his family again.
The victim was allegedly wrestled to the floor, throttled, kicked in the head and made to lie in a stress position.
Many talked about jail, prison, and law enforcement medical abuse and neglect; coerced suicide; torture such as solitary confinement, the torture/restraint chair, and stress position cage; racial profiling; and the way jails and prisons destroy individuals and families.
Stress position is obligatorily marked only when stress falls on the last syllable (e.g., umilta [humbleness]).
He said that he was interrogated for up to 20 hours every day and that during the interrogation he was kept in a stress position on a chair with his hands tied behind his back.
It said he died of asphyxia, caused by a stress position that soldiers forced him to maintain,C[yen] the paper said.
In the suffocation, soldiers covered the man's head with a sleeping bag, then wrapped his neck with an electrical cord for a "stress position" they insisted was an approved technique.
W walked into Camp Delta observation room and saw D rubbing his leg due possibly to being in stress position. D was wearing leg irons and handcuffed with cuffs chained to waist.