Definitions for "Detention"
The act of detaining or keeping back; a withholding.
The state of being detained (stopped or hindered); delay from necessity.
Keeping equipment beyond the time allowed. See Demurrage
Confinement; restraint; custody.
The act of incarcerating students who are guilty of misconduct, generally for short periods of time; not to be confused with retention, not allowing the same students to advance to the next grade
State-operated or state-designated facility to provide for the temporary care of a child who is alleged to be delinquent and who requires a physically restricted, secure environment.
the temporary storage of storm water runoff to control peak discharge rates and provide gravity settling of pollutants.
The temporary storage of stormwater to control discharge rates, allow for infiltration, and improve water quality.
The process of collecting and holding back stormwater or combined sewage for delayed release to receiving waters.
a lesser intrusion upon a person's liberty requiring less cause and consisting of briefly stopping a person for questioning or other limited investigation
a lesser intrusion upon the individual's privacy than an arrest
Depriving a person of personal liberty except as a result of conviction for an offence.
a punishment in which a student must stay at school after others have gone home; "the detention of tardy pupils"
a punishment, a bad grade resulting from not studying or cutting class is a natural consequence
a punishment given when your child has broken school or school district rules
a procedure for preventing violative products from entering the United States
The act of keeping back or withholding either accidentally or by design a person or thing.
the period of time that an owner or charterer is deprived of the use of his vessel as a result of actions of another party.