store detective

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n store detective a private detective employed by a merchant to stop pilferage
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Usage

In literature:

Not recognizing her, our store detective detained her for a short time.
"Within the Law" by Marvin Dana
It was no other than Bob Hardy, the store detective.
"For Gold or Soul?" by Lurana W. Sheldon
I saw the store detective, Miss Hopwell, take you up to the manager's office.
"Sheila of Big Wreck Cove" by James A. Cooper
It is perhaps in the department store more than anywhere else that every possible weakness in a girl is detected and traded upon.
"A New Conscience And An Ancient Evil" by Jane Addams
He rampaged through department stores without buying a thing, till store detectives secretly followed him.
"The Innocents" by Sinclair Lewis
Unfortunately we could not take our store of food as its bulk would have meant our detection.
"The Escape of a Princess Pat" by George Pearson
The physician had kept even the department store detective at a distance.
"The Girls of Central High on Lake Luna" by Gertrude W. Morrison
Why Loris should obtain a gun from a rendezvous in a drug-store was more than the Detective could fathom.
"Whispering Wires" by Henry Leverage
A moment later, the store detective came striding down the aisle.
"The Clock Strikes Thirteen" by Mildred A. Wirt
I find that I have been working alongside of a detective, instead of a store clerk, as I imagined.
"The Bail Jumper" by Robert J. C. Stead
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In news:

A former cashier at a Wal Mart store has been arrested by Caddo Sheriff's detectives and cahrged with theft.
RedLaser 4.0 can detect when a user is inside a specific Best Buy store.
Late blight was recently detected in Central Pennsylvania - one week earlier than it was last year in the region - and a Penn State Cooperative Extension educator is worried the area and others are in store for a repeat of last year's.
Detectives say Segura has been stealing from home improvement stores, and then using homeless people to return the stole items for refunds.
A Spotsylvania County detective interrupted a robbery in progress and shot a scissors-wielding man who had been threatening a store clerk.
Two Grand Rapids women face armed robbery charges after threatening an Old Navy store detective with a gun during Black Friday shopping.
A wig -wearing gunman is wanted for robbing two stores and shooting at a witness, said a Dougherty County Police Department detective.
Warren Detective Kristin Beaulieu intercepted Mr Westley at the store, police said, and arrested him on a warrant that had been issued in connection with the jewelry case.
Eggleton said detectives are now focusing on individuals who allegedly brought stolen jewelry to that store.
Barnes & Noble Stores Where Hacking Was Detected .
Sandy Thalheimer, in a red cap, owner of Thalheimer's Jewelry store, talks with Naples Police Department detectives Tuesday after exchanging gunfire with suspected robbers in the jewelry store parking lot.
Sandy Thalheimer, in a red cap, owner of Thalheimer's Jewelry store , talks with Naples Police Department detectives Tuesday after exchanging gunfire with suspected robbers in the jewelry store parking lot.
Anne Arundel County detectives said they are looking for two people who tried to use a stolen credit card at a Game Stop store in Laurel .
Detectives say store didn't document purchases.
Detectives released surveillance video showing the shoplifter at a TJ Maxx store on Rosecrans Street in the Midway District.
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In science:

The SEU measurements consisted of detecting single bit errors in the values stored in the registers.
Single Event Effects in the Pixel readout chip for BTeV
In the multi-input FFL, Y can store information from multiple inputs (Fig. 6c gives an example), and increase sensitivity to one input if the other input has recently been detected.
Topological Generalizations of network motifs
Results obtained with this paradigm suggest that the brain stores features of individual sounds embedded within representations of acoustic regularities that have been detected for the sound patterns and sequences in which the sounds appeared.
Human Information Processing with the Personal Memex
The stored molecules can still be readily detected after they have completed a distance of over one mile, corresponding to a storage time of over 13 seconds.
Multiple packets of neutral molecules revolving for over a mile
The first stage of the approach consists on matching individually the SIFT descriptors of the features detected in a test image to the ones stored in the ob ject database using the Euclidean distance.
Evaluation of Three Vision Based Object Perception Methods for a Mobile Robot
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