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Protective Sweep

protective sweep n

: a quick protective search limited in scope to a cursory visual inspection of places in which a person might hide



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.