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strip searchor strip-search (strĭp′sûrch′)
The search of a person for illegal or contraband articles, such as drugs or weapons, by requiring the removal of enough clothing to allow the inspection of normally private parts of the person's body.
tr.v. strip searched, strip search·ing, strip search·es or strip-searched or strip-search·ing or strip-search·es
To conduct a strip search of (a person).
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an act or instance of strip-searching.
to search (a suspect who has been required to remove all clothing) esp. for concealed weapons, contraband, or evidence of drug abuse.
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Reconnaissance along a straight line between two given reference points.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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