A handheld device intended to immobilize another by delivering an electric shock; a stun gun.
To shock an individual or animal with a handheld device with the electric shock that it delivers; to stun with a stun gun
To strike verbally or gesturally with ill intents.
As I spoke too loudly during the solemn church service, my husband shot me a glance that emotionally tasered me to the point of silence until we returned home 2 hours later.
to stun with a Taser
A high-voltage stun gun; an electroshock gun.
A Taser is an electroshock weapon sold by Taser International. It uses electrical current to disrupt voluntary control of muscles causing "neuromuscular incapacitation". Someone struck by a Taser experiences stimulation of his or her sensory nerves and motor nerves, resulting in strong involuntary muscle contractions. Tasers do not rely only on pain compliance, except when used in Drive Stun mode, and are thus preferred by some law enforcement over non-Taser stun guns and other electronic control weapons. Tasers were introduced as non-lethal weapons to be used by police to subdue fleeing, belligerent, or potentially dangerous people, who would have otherwise been subjected to more lethal weapons such as a firearm. A 2009 Police Executive Research Forum study said that officer injuries drop by 76% when a Taser is used. However, while Taser CEO Rick Smith has stated that police surveys show that the device has saved 75,000 lives, there has been some controversy where Taser was implicated in instances of serious injury or death.
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The numerical value of TASER in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of TASER in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
He never grabbed the Taser of the police. He never got the Taser.
He said that he saw the laser sight on the shoulder, assumed it was the Taser, both the gun and the Taser have a laser sight, and he just made a mistake.
During that altercation, at least one less than lethal device was deployed, a Taser, however at this time we still do not know if that Taser did strike the suspect.
We're terribly disappointed in the decision, it has basically bought into Taser's propaganda, that Taser had no information that its product could cause injury or death.
Where was the Taser? why didn't they deploy a Taser? If they didn't have one on scene, they should have had one with an officer who was responding as backup. What was the urgency? There was no exigent circumstance that the officers could not have waited until a Taser arrived on scene.
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