right of search


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n right of search the right of a belligerent to stop neutral ships on the high seas in wartime and search them
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Right of search (Mar. Law) the right of the lawfully commissioned cruisers of belligerent nations to examine and search private merchant vessels on the high seas, for the enemy's property or for articles contraband of war.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Right of search the right claimed by one nation to authorise the commanders of their cruisers to search private merchant-vessels for articles contraband of war
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. cercher (Fr. chercher)—L. circāre, to go about—circus, a circle.


In literature:

Upon these two theories rested the hateful "right of search" and the custom of impressment.
"The Naval History of the United States" by Willis J. Abbot
I must go in search of Mr Hope, and beg the favour of him to tell me whether we are proceeding rightly with our patient.
"Deerbrook" by Harriet Martineau
On their right a small cottage gleamed snow-white in the cold, searching light of the moon.
"The Bronze Eagle" by Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy
Here was the very heiress he had been in search of right under his eyes all the time, and he had never seen her.
"Her Mother's Secret" by Emma D. E. N. Southworth
The right of search was claimed by both powers, and offensively exercised by England.
"Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 4 of 8" by Various
I searched, and found it behind the upper right corner of the picture.
"The Gallery" by Roger Phillips Graham
Come right in to one of the private rooms here and search me thoroughly.
"The Radio Boys at the Sending Station" by Allen Chapman
Then, reloading his right-hand barrel with a fresh bullet, he continued on in search of the herd of yaks.
"The Plant Hunters" by Mayne Reid
If one of their patrols sees us we'll be inside the sealin' limit, an' they'll have right of search.
"A Man to His Mate" by J. Allan Dunn
Parish registers, right of search, 36.
"Notes and Queries, Index of Volume 5, January-June, 1852" by Various
Her war vessels claimed and exercised the right of searching for English seamen on board American vessels.
"The Black Phalanx" by Joseph T. Wilson
Again his protruding eyes turned wildly to the right and left, as if in search of help.
"The Girl in the Mirror" by Elizabeth Garver Jordan
Search was made in the records of the Bengal police, and it was found that the finger-print was that of the right thumb of the ex-servant.
"Scotland Yard" by George Dilnot
A clear thought now, the right word from you, may save hours of useless search.
"The Bartlett Mystery" by Louis Tracy
The two things were so nearly simultaneous that no historical search or argument will now determine the right of either to priority.
"Waterloo" by Hilaire Belloc
Quietly and searchingly did Justinian look into the rows of anxious faces on his right and on his left.
"A Struggle for Rome, v. 3" by Felix Dahn
This led to another dispute with England, which claimed compensation for such seizures and the abolition of the right of search.
"The West Indies and the Spanish Main [1899]" by James Rodway
She looked through the blossoming aisles to the right, to the left, as if in search of some rescuer, some one.
"East Angels" by Constance Fenimore Woolson
You search the Scriptures, and rightly, for they are they which testify of Me.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St. John, Vol. I" by Marcus Dods
Just sail right in to a close range, so as to search the whole of Santiago with our glasses.
"Under the Star-Spangled Banner" by F. S. Brereton

In poetry:

As we the quested beauties better wit
Of the one grove our own than forests great,
Restraint, by the delighted search of it,
Turns to right scope. For lovely moving intricate
"The Cloud's Swan-Song" by Francis Thompson
The hearts of men are in Thy mighty hand;
Naught is concealed from Thy all-searching sight;
Canst Thou not turn them to the left or right?
The raging ocean calms at Thy command.
"God's Plan Is Best" by Joseph Horatio Chant

In news:

Executive producer of 'The Dark Night Rises' says IMAX was right call over 3-D. Search Local Business Listings.
Josh Kerr and Asher Pacey head south of the border in search of rippable rights.
The appointments ended an executive search that began right after a contentious board meeting last Sept 16, when Egghead 's nine directors met to discuss the fate of the struggling $665 million company.
The Minnesota Supreme Court has ruled that requiring people convicted of a crime to submit a DNA sample does not violate a constitutional right against an unreasonable search.
A simple Google search would have revealed that Edward Lamar Moses was right on top of the "Most Wanted" list for Darlington County, South Carolina.
If you attended this year's Hospitality International Technology Exposition and Conference in search of trends, you came to the right place.
In search of the right running shoes to use for walking.
That is after I have searched and searched for the right recipe in hundreds of cook books and have already purchased all the needed ingredients.
I live in a dorm at the University of Washington and was wondering what rights against warrantless search and seizure I have under the Fourth Amendment.
ARCATA – Arcata High School is again the target of a civil rights lawsuit, with an Aug 16 complaint alleging that school officials illegally seized and searched a student's cell phone and improperly suspended her.
Pistons coach Lawrence Frank will juggle rotation for at least a few more games in search of right mix.
Larry , a third-generation farmer, believes the testing is a violation of his son's Fourth Amendment right against unreasonable searches.
If your search to find the right company to give your bathroom a much-needed makeover has turned into a daunting task, consider Miracle Method of Atlanta-South.
ShareThisUnemployment numbers for Hawaii are still below the national average but that's no consolation for thousands of people across the islands searching for jobs right now.
Google made a deal in 2005 with these universities to scan millions of books in their libraries without the rights holders' permission, and make "snippets" of those books available online via Google's search engine.

In science:

The right-side vertical axis shows the number of events required in a volume-limited search with detection threshold of 8 to yield a loudest event with the (median) SNR on the left-side vertical axis.
Testing general relativity with gravitational waves: a reality check
We mention that it is also the most sensitive technique for the search of the ββ 0ν with V+A right-handed weak current, since it provides the angular distribution between the two emitted electrons.
Review of double beta experiments
Figure 4 continues the example of Figure 3, showing the portion of the search tree traversed by nauty (left) and Traces (right).
Practical graph isomorphism, II
A potential advantage of the TFAA over an FST implementation concerns the debugging of a single rule. When scanning a word for possible rule applications, people often search first for segments matching the input side of the rule, then check whether the left and right environments of potential targets also match.
Parsing Using Linearly Ordered Phonological Rules
The results of this search are shown in Fig. 2 (right); no mass limits have been set due to the presence of three signal events and to the inability to probe gluino masses in the region close to the top mass, where the stop mass is forced to be unreasonably light.
In Search for Physics beyond the Standard Model at Tevatron
Higgs searches from CDF and D 6O; (right) 95% C.L.upper limit on the gluino production cross section as a function of ˜g mass using the like-sign top dilepton sample.
In Search for Physics beyond the Standard Model at Tevatron
This determines the search strategy of scalar leptons like selectrons and smuons by looking first for the right sfermions, the more probably accessible at LEP.
MSSM, Msugra and the LSP at LEPII
Figure 2: Distribution of MT (electron, E/T ) (top left), HT (electron, τh , E/T ) (top right), and Nj et (bottom) for signal and backgrounds in the electron channel of search for RPV mSUGRA in decays of stop pairs.
Recent Results in Search for New Physics at the Tevatron (Run 1)
Right hand side, DELPHI: the minimum sneutrino mass (dark shading and dashed curve) allowed by the slepton and neutralino searches, as a function of tan β , together with the limits on the chargino mass (solid curve and dash-dotted curve), and the ˜eR mass (dotted curve and light shading).
Understanding SUSY limits from LEP
On the right-hand side plot effects of various searches are illustrated.
Understanding SUSY limits from LEP
Results of indirect WIMP searches for the Earth (left) and the Sun (right).
Results of Dark Matter Searches with the MACRO Experiment
The resulting LFV decay branching ratios, though highly dependent on the structure of the theory (e.g., the right-handed neutrino masses, neutrino Yukawa couplings, slepton soft SUSY breaking terms etc.) are typically in the range of sensitivity of the current and planned experiments searching for such decays.
Charged Lepton Flavor Violating Decays: Leading Logarithmic Approximation versus Full RG Results
Various indirect searches for dark matter experiment put constraints on the charge of stable Q balls, which is right now Q ≥ 1022 44 .
Early Universe cosmology and supergravity
Figure 1: (Left) Comparison of Run I and Run II dijet spectrum (CDF-II); (Right) NLO top squark production cross section and the 95% C.L. limit as obtained from the search.
Searches for New Physics at Tevatron
For this reason, the region immediately to the right of the bino-singlino line is most favourable as an area of interest, since neutralinos in the singlino-like region have interaction cross sections that are far too small to allow for detection in current searches (see Figure 3a).
Neutralino-hadron scattering in the NMSSM