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seizures, plural;
  1. The action of capturing someone or something using force
    • - the seizure of the Assembly building
    • - another seizure of power by the military
  2. The action of confiscating or impounding property by warrant of legal right

  3. A sudden attack of illness, esp. a stroke or an epileptic fit
    • - the patient had a seizure

  1. a sudden occurrence (or recurrence) of a disease; "he suffered an epileptic seizure"
  2. capture: the act of forcibly dispossessing an owner of property
  3. capture: the act of taking of a person by force
  4. the taking possession of something by legal process
  5. Seizure (1974) is the directorial debut of Oliver Stone, who also co-wrote the screenplay.
  6. Search and seizure is a legal procedure used in many civil law and common law legal systems whereby police or other authorities and their agents, who suspect that a crime has been committed, do a search of a person's property and confiscate any relevant evidence to the crime.
  7. An epileptic seizure, occasionally referred to as a fit, is defined as a transient symptom of "abnormal excessive or synchronous neuronal activity in the brain". The outward effect can be as dramatic as a wild thrashing movement (tonic-clonic seizure) or as mild as a brief loss of awareness. ...
  8. Seizure is the 2003 novel by American author Robin Cook.
  9. (Seizures (album)) Seizures is the third full-length studio album by Australian rock band Kisschasy, released through Below Par Records on 21 August 2009. The album was recorded in Los Angeles with producer Rob Schnapf (Beck, Powderfinger, The Vines).
  10. (Seized) Seisin (also spelled seizin) is the possession of such an estate in land as was anciently thought worthy to be held by a free man. ...
  11. The act of taking possession, as by force or right of law; A sudden attack or convulsion, (e.g. an epileptic seizure); A sudden onset of pain or emotion
  12. (seizures) abnormal activity of nerve cells in the brain causing strange sensations, emotions, and behavior, or sometimes convulsions, muscle spasms, and loss of consciousness.
  13. (seizures) uncontrollable contractions of muscles that can result in sudden movement or loss of control, also known as convulsions.
  14. (Seizures) Convulsions or sudden, involuntary movements of the muscles.
  15. Seizures are episodes of uncontrolled electrical activity in the brain. These abnormal electrical disturbances may lead to involuntary jerking, spasms, or rhythmic contraction and relaxation of certain muscle groups and impaired control of involuntary functions such as breathing or bladder or ...
  16. (Seizures) A person having a seizure may abruptly “freeze,” fall and shake violently or simply fall down. Seizures affect about half of all people with cerebral palsy but are usually not harmful.
  17. (Seizures (epileptic fits)) Bursts of abnormal electrical activity in the brain causing episodic symptoms, including coma or reduced level of awareness, flailing movements of arms and legs, and loss of control of bowels and bladder. Prolonged, untreated seizures may cause brain damage or even death.
  18. (Seizures) An electrical brain disturbance that leads to a convulsion or other transient neurologic problem. Some seizures may consist only of staring spells. Other can consist of temporary smells or tastes. Other seizures can involve jerking limb movements or numbness. ...
  19. (Seizures) An uncontrolled nervous-system activity manifested by uncoordinated motor action.
  20. (Seizures) Occurs when there are excessive electrical discharges released in some nerve cells of the brain. The brain loses control over muscles, consciousness, senses, and thoughts.
  21. (Seizures) a temporary loss of awareness which may be accompanied by a body slump to different levels of thrashing or convulsing.  This is caused by unusual electrical activity in the brain.
  22. (seized) (seised) n. 1) having ownership, commonly used in wills as "I give all the property of which I die seized as follows:…." 2) having taken possession of evidence for use in a criminal prosecution. 3) having taken property or a person by force.
  23. occurs when part(s) of the brain receives a burst of abnormal electrical signals that temporarily interrupts normal electrical brain function.
  24. Jerky movements that a person cannot control.
  25. The abnormal electrical discharge of brain cells (neurons) that results in a transient disturbance in brain function.