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  • n. Plural form of entrapment.


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  • Washington Metro’s Lacosse and other escalator experts say the best way to prevent shoe entrapments is to face the direction the stairs are moving, keep feet away from the sides and step over the teeth at the end.

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  • After 12 confirmed fatalities by asphyxiation (of children aged 5-17) and numerous reports of near-death entrapments, these nylon mini hammocks came to be known as “death cocoons.”

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  • War is certainly hell, yet it is due to such occupations and entrapments that music spread and grew, which is in part how brass instrumentation journeyed and returned to India in many directions.

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  • Wang Yumi, the eldest of eight children, marries a high-ranking military official in order to escape the entrapments of her philandering father and her small hometown, where his dalliances are everybody's business.

    Daughters and Sins

  • According to statistics gathered by the Consumer Product Safety Commission, from 1999 to 2008 there were reports of 83 entrapments nationwide, 11 of which involved fatalities.

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  • The agency cited at least four reports of fires and three reports of entrapments that occurred in 2010, some of which resulted in patients dying.

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  • Lies and deceptions were truly brothers born from the same desperate need to survive in a world filled with entrapments, most of which we created for ourselves out of our own lusts and fantasies.


  • And these days, as young people in colleges and universities across the country are bullied for their sexualities and others in torment use very desperate measures to escape their various entrapments, empowering self-definition and support could not be more crucial.

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  • The CPSC said that there were reports of 97 entrapments nationwide from 1999 to 2010.

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  • Million Dollar Baby, of Montebello, Calif. 156,000 cribs (eight entrapments, three falls)

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