noun, plural scrutinies.
a searching examination or investigation; minute inquiry.
surveillance; close and continuous watching or guarding.
a close and searching look.
noun (pl) -nies
close or minute examination
a searching look
(in the early Christian Church) a formal testing that catechumens had to undergo before being baptized
a similar examination of candidates for holy orders
verb (used with object), rescued, rescuing. 1. to free or deliver from confinement, violence, danger, or evil. 2. Law. to liberate or take by forcible or illegal means from lawful custody. noun 3. the act of rescuing. adjective 4. of or relating to someone or something trained or equipped to rescue: a rescue dog. verb […]
- Rescue disk
noun a floppy or removable disk that can be used to restart or rebuild a computer system that has crashed or been disabled; also called emergency disk , emergency rescue disk Usage Note computing
- Rescue dog
noun 1. a dog trained to assist rescue workers See also search dog 2. a dog that has been placed in a new home after being abused, neglected, or abandoned by its previous owner
noun 1. a grass, Bromus unioloides (or B. catharticus), of tropical America, having clusters of flattened spikelets, grown for forage.