from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A person hired by a private organization to guard a physical plant and maintain order.
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- n. A person who is employed to provide security for people or property.
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- n. a guard who keeps watch
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Noncommissioned Starfleet personnel assigned to the U.S.S. da Vinci as a security guard Cold Fusion.
Chuckling, Corsi flashed the pretzel-posed security guard a relieved grin.
Though she had told the Iotian security guard a dozen times to address her as “sir” or “Commander,” she was in no mood to mete out a reprimand just now.
But after two years of Willie-free horror, he showed up again and beat up a security guard who was trying to stop him from coming into my office.
I stayed at USUN until 7:00 P.M. before going to my new residence in New York, Apartment 42-A at the Waldorf-Astoria Towers, the long-time abode of U.S. perm reps, complete with a security guard outside the entrance, and a full-time staff, who were to prove most helpful.
Some of you may remember how quickly Richard Jewell, the security guard who found the bomb during the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta, went from hero to suspect.
There was a driver and a security guard in the two front seats; Raisa and I were directly behind them; and her interpreter and Jim Sloan, the head of my Secret Service detail, were behind us.
Using a finely honed psionic talent known as proprioception, the trim, angular-featured Betazoid security guard tapped into the unconscious mind of the semiconscious Koas.
I smiled and waved at the security guard in his navy rent-a-cop uniform as I strolled into On Your Back—one of my favorite clothing stores in downtown Newark.
He found the large security guard standing in the middle of the living room, surrounded by some rather tacky-looking furniture, even tackier-looking statuary and other tchotchkes, and a rather nice painting of a much younger Susan and Edward in a suit and wedding dress.