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- n. Improvised explosive device.
- n. intelligent electronic device (a sensor, actuator, or PLC used as part of a SCADA system).
- n. Interlingua-English Dictionary (the first dictionary of Interlingua).
- n. Interictal epileptiform discharge, a type of brain waves related to epilepsy.
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The term IED is now used by many law enforcement agencies as well as military forces.
Robbie Beerenfenger were killed just outside Kabul by what we still called a land mine, the term IED not yet having entered the media lexicon.
Three coalition servicemembers killed in IED attack in Kapisa Provinceabout 4 hours ago from web
Coupled with the huge increase in IED attacks since the fighting season began in the spring, particularly the sharply growing presence of the state-of-the-art EFPs, leads me to believe that the war is about to take an ugly turn for the worse.
If some of these younguns could get away with it they would text tweet a friggin IED blast real time ...
General Oates says he believes the combination of counter-IED training and technology, along with broader counterinsurgency efforts and the beginnings of reconciliation will avoid the spike in IED attacks next spring that has been seen in each of the last two years.
These reports do not carry adequate conviction because when an IED is planted outside a stadium it is timed to explode as the people are entering the stadium before the start of the match in order to cause casualties and panic.
We appear to be creating a Gotham-specific layer of new meaning for the acronym IED: Ignorable Everyday Disaster.
The lag in IED training mirrored the reluctance of top Pentagon officials to acknowledge the potency of the insurgency — and the persistence of IEDs.
One hundred bucks to emplace an IED is not worth having your car or house confiscated.
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