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po·lice·man

(pō-lēs'măn),
An instrument, usually a rubber-tipped rod, for removing solid particles from a container, particularly the walls of that container.

policeman

/po·lice·man/ (pah-lēs´min) a glass rod with a piece of rubber tubing on one end, used as a stirring rod and transfer tool in chemical analysis.

po·lice·man

(pó-lēs'măn)
An instrument, usually a rubber-tipped rod, for removing solid particles from a glass container.
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During the heated interaction, she flashed her middle finger in the face of the policewoman and beat her before she stripped naked and cursed the official and her family.
Killid interviewed a young policewoman in Herat who resigned after her commander sexually abused her.
A policewoman from eastern Afghanistan who spoke on condition of anonymity said she was the only female of more than 20 people working at her checkpoint.
A Bahraini appeals court on Sunday confirmed the acquittal of a policewoman on trial for torturing a journalist arrested during Shiite-led unrest in the Gulf kingdom two years ago, judicial sources said.
The policewoman was monitoring a demonstration by Libyan opponents of the Gadhafi regime, and her death led to an 11-day armed siege of the embassy, and the severing of diplomatic ties between Libya and Britain.
The policewoman officer claimed that one of the protestors slapped her on the face while second kicked her while on duty.
FLORENCE Ada Schipper started her career as a policewoman in the 1930s when female officers were not on an equal footing with their male counterparts.
Summary: Paris, May 20, 2010, SPA -- A policewoman was declared brain dead today after being fired upon during a vehicle spot-check on a motorway outside Paris, dpa cited France Info radio as reporting.
We shouldn't underestimate what these pioneers achieved," says writer - and former WPC302C - Joan Lock, author of The British Policewoman, history of women in the force.
A FLASHER was caught on the spot - after exposing himself to an off-duty policewoman.
A FOURTH man has been arrested and charged with the attempted murder of a policewoman from Ormskirk.
A POLICEWOMAN was hurt when she and a colleague tackled suspected burglars.