security guard


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n security guard a guard who keeps watch
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  • Benjamin Franklin
    “They that are on their guard and appear ready to receive their adversaries, are in much less danger of being attacked than the supine, secure and negligent.”


In literature:

So certain were they of their security that no outposts were put on guard.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume V (of 12)"
Now that, with locks and with guards you pretend to secure her so snugly, Crowds of gallants flock around: faith, it is cleverly done.
"Blackwoods Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 59, No. 366, April, 1846" by Various
The Mercutian guard whom they had left securely bound, was gone.
"Slaves of Mercury" by Nat Schachner
There were half a dozen little gates, securely barred, with doubtless a guard at each of them.
"Astounding Stories, March, 1931" by Various
He then approached the officers of the state guard, and secured them to a man.
"Carmen Ariza" by Charles Francis Stocking
The two guards snapped to attention, and the security agent strode by them unnoticing.
"Freedom" by Dallas McCord Reynolds
They had opened the overland routes; they had made them secure and were then guarding them, and they would be kept open.
"The Battle of Atlanta" by Grenville M. Dodge
When the security guard responded to the summons, he gestured curtly with his head at the newcomer.
"Expediter" by Dallas McCord Reynolds
The very security of this prison, however, might throw the governor off his guard.
"Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Volume 1, No. 4, September, 1850" by Various
Our guard of destroyers gives me an almost perfect sense of security.
"The Campfire Girls on the Field of Honor" by Margaret Vandercook

In poetry:

Isr'el, rejoice, and rest secure,
Thy keeper is the Lord;
His wakeful eyes employ his power
For thine eternal guard.
"Psalm 121" by Isaac Watts
He guards thy soul, he keeps thy breath,
Where thickest dangers come:
Go, and return, secure from death,
Till God commands thee home.
"Psalm 121" by Isaac Watts
How shall the young secure their hearts,
And guard their lives from sin?
Thy word the choicest rules imparts
To keep the conscience clean.
"Psalm 119 part 4" by Isaac Watts
To be guarded at all hours they built themselves watch-towers,
With every tower a man on;
And surely and secure, each from out his embrasure,
Looked down the iron cannon!
"The Legend Of St. Sophia Of Kioff" by William Makepeace Thackeray
The heavenly bay, ringed round with cliffs and moors,
Storm-stained ravines, and crags that lawns inlay,
Soothes as with love the rocks whose guard secures
The heavenly bay.
"In Guernsey - To Theodore Watts" by Algernon Charles Swinburne
Let servile minds one endless watch endure;
Day, night, nor hour, their anxious guard resign;
But lay me, Fate! on flowery banks secure,
Though my whole soul be, like my limbs, supine.
"Elegy XXIII. Reflections Suggested" by William Shenstone

In news:

"No," he replied, "I'm just a security guard.".
Security guard unjustifiably sacked over bipolar disorder.
Security guard unjustifiably sacked over bipolar disorder .
A Libyan security guard at the US consulate in Benghazi.
Ocean cargo carriers are preparing to bypass the Port of Portland because of a planned marine terminal security guard strike on Sunday.
Ocean cargo carriers prepare to bypass the Port of Portland because of a strike planned by marine terminal security guards.
Police took the initiative to go to local schools and talk with security guards and principals to locate the young man.
The Herndon man accused of shooting a security guard in downtown DC earlier this month is due in court for a preliminary hearing Friday.
A security guard and female worker were injured when a gunman opened fire on them outside a Miami strip club early Wednesday, police said.
He was working as a security guard at an apartment complex when he was shot.
Security guards report hearing gunshot block, parkway, tuesday, reported, traffic, petty, theft, marguerite, wednesday, arrested.
A security guard approached Turk Wendell and thanked him for his friendship over the years.
Police say a security guard used a Taser on a trespasser at Tom Cruise's Beverly Hills mansion Sunday night.
Jacintha Saldanha was found hanging in her nurses ' quarters by a colleague and a security guard on Friday.
Jacintha Saldanha, 46, a mother-of-two from Bristol, was found in her nurses ' quarters by a colleague and a security guard on Friday.

In science:

In cryptography it may perhaps be beneļ¬cial for an eavesdropper to compare successive photons rather than to measure individual photons and any secure protocol must guard against such an attack.
Comparison of two unknown pure quantum states
Data authenticity: Security is a consolidative concept. It covers availability, authenticity, confidentiality and integrity . Security guards against unconventional information modification or destruction , involves ensuring information non-repudiation and authenticity is mandatory .
Grid Information Security Functional Requirement - Fulfilling Information Security of a Smart Grid System
This note investigates the size of the guard band for non-periodic discrete Hilbert transform, which has recently been proposed for data hiding and security applications.
The Discrete Hilbert Transform for Non-Periodic Signals