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Surveillance

Meanings and phrases

surveillance

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. close observation of a person or group (usually by the police)

Air Force Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an agency focused on ensuring that the United States military attains information superiority; operates worldwide ground sites and an array of airborne reconnaissance and surveillance platforms; Air Force ISR; AFISR

Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an act passed by Congress in 1978 to establish procedures for requesting judicial authorization for foreign intelligence surveillance and to create the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court; intended to increase United States counterintelligence; separate from ordinary law enforcement surveillance; FISA

Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a secret federal court created in 1978 by the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act; responsible for authorizing wiretaps and other forms of electronic surveillance and for authorizing searches of suspected spies and terrorists by the Department of Justice or United States intelligence agencies; F.I.S.C.

electronic surveillance

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. surveillance by electronic means (e.g. television)
E.g.
  • However, no video or images from this supposed electronic surveillance has appeared.
  • Yates's specialty was explosives, however he was also trained in electronic surveillance.
  • Recent constitutional reforms have legalized various electronic surveillance techniques that threaten online privacy.

surveillance of disease

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the ongoing systematic collection and analysis of data about an infectious disease that can lead to action being taken to control or prevent the disease

surveillance system

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a closed-circuit television system used to maintain close observation of a person or group
E.g.
  • The video surveillance system is used in the 2018 election.
  • can be controlled and regulated with a remote surveillance system.
  • They also stress the importance of an effective surveillance system.

surveillance cameras

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The school utilizes 65 surveillance cameras.
  • In January 2018, TRENDnet launched 4K UHD PoE surveillance cameras with covert IR LEDs.
  • The renovation installed surveillance cameras for law enforcement to reduce crime activity.

video surveillance

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The video surveillance system is used in the 2018 election.
  • Police investigators traced the package to a courier company, but it had no office video surveillance of the package's customer.
  • Sources discussed evidence with the media, including video surveillance that supported the charges of assault and the attempt to cover it up.

mass surveillance

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Artificial intelligence paired with facial recognition systems may be used for mass surveillance.
  • Police in China have reportedly forced Uyghurs in Xinjiang to download the application as part of a mass surveillance campaign.
  • The Social Credit System, now being piloted in a number of Chinese cities, is considered a form of mass surveillance which uses big data analysis technology.

police surveillance

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Their meeting is monitored from a distance by police surveillance.
  • Between 1980 and 1986, Sakharov was kept under Soviet police surveillance.
  • Her house was therefore put under police surveillance while she had this job.

surveillance radar

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Compact surveillance radar emits microwaves from a transmitter and detects any reflected microwaves.
  • The JY-9F three-dimensional low-altitude surveillance radar, is a new derivation of the JY-9 low-altitude radar.
  • In 2015, Indian Prime Minister signed an agreement to set up eight Indian-controlled coastal surveillance radar stations.

surveillance program

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A medical surveillance program must be established.
  • It has been criticized for its alleged collaboration with the U.S. surveillance program PRISM.
  • Having an effective surveillance program contributes to a government's ability to prevent cholera from spreading.
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