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stun

(stŭn),
To stupefy; to render unconscious by cerebral trauma.
[A.S. stunian, to make a loud noise]

stun

(stun) to knock senseless; to render unconscious by a blow or other force.

stun

(stŭn) [Fr. estoner, to shake]
To render unconscious, e.g. by an electrical shock or trauma to the head.
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As the circumstances of this case perfectly illustrate, the potential for abuse in the absence of an explicit prohibition on nonsecurity use of stun belts exists and must be deterred.
With STUN, sales managers can see who in the sales team is presenting at any given time and what content they are presenting.
Caetano attorney Benjamin Keehn now wants the court to review the case to challenge the notion stun guns should be considered "dangerous and unusual.
For use by civilians, stun guns need to be strictly regulated, as they are for police, Chief Ford said.
This treatment was included, because there is a desire within industry to use low power non-penetrative stun in an attempt to maintain skull integrity as described in the Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service (AQIS) Malaysian Protocol (AQIS, 2006).
It comes after Tony Phillips, from Gateshead, was jailed for five years after police found a Chinese-made handheld stun gun capable of shooting electric impulses in his kitchen cupboard.
Lt Col Al Shummari warned the public against buying stun guns without a licence, which puts them on the wrong side of the law.
Bailey, of Seaforth Vale North, Seaforth, claimed he had borrowed the vehicle and knew nothing about the stun gun and cannabis.
Our stun gun was wrapped with just a thin sheet of plastic which protected it from accidentally going off during transit - the device arrived loaded with batteries and ready for immediate use.
The stun gun was seized and locked away by staffuntil officers arrived at the school.
He further said that he went with a friend to a certain shop in Jeddah where a salesman showed them a small catalog of stun guns costing between SR600 and SR1,500.
The judge said it was conceded by the crown that they could not contradict his claim that he had purchased the stun gun while on holiday in Bulgaria and had it in his possession for about two weeks.