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Meaning of "search and rescue" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SEARCH AND RESCUE

search and rescue  [sɜːtʃ ənd ˈrɛskjuː] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SEARCH AND RESCUE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Search and rescue is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES SEARCH AND RESCUE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

search and rescue

Search and rescue

Search and rescue is the search for and provision of aid to people who are in distress or imminent danger. The general field of search and rescue includes many specialty sub-fields, typically determined by the type of terrain the search is conducted over. These include mountain rescue; ground search and rescue, including the use of search and rescue dogs; urban search and rescue in cities; combat search and rescue on the battlefield and air-sea rescue over water.

Definition of search and rescue in the English dictionary

The definition of search and rescue in the dictionary is the activity of looking for and rescuing people who are lost or in danger.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SEARCH AND RESCUE


Antonescu
ˌæntɒˈnɛskjuː
askew
əˈskjuː
Autocue
ˈɔːtəʊˌkjuː
Bar-B-Q
ˈbɑːbɪkjuː
barbecue
ˈbɑːbɪˌkjuː
burleycue
ˈbɜːlɪˌkjuː
cardecu
ˈkɑːdɪˌkjuː
cue
kjuː
curlicue
ˈkɜːlɪˌkjuː
docu
ˈdɒkjuː
ECU
ˈeɪkjuː
fescue
ˈfɛskjuː
Kew
kjuː
kyu
kjuː
miscue
ˌmɪsˈkjuː
NLQ
ˌɛnɛlˈkjuː
queue
kjuː
rescue
ˈrɛskjuː
skew
skjuː
thank-you
ˈθæŋkjuː

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SEARCH AND RESCUE

sear
searat
searce
search
search dog
search engine
search engine optimization
search me
search order
search party
search warrant
search-and-destroy
searchable
searcher
searching
searchingly
searchingness
searchless
searchlight
seare

WORDS THAT END LIKE SEARCH AND RESCUE

air-sea rescue
antique
avenue
beach barbecue
billiard cue
blue
boutique
continue
due
hue
issue
league
meadow fescue
mountain rescue
on cue
out of the blue
politique
rue
sheep´s fescue
sue

Synonyms and antonyms of search and rescue in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «search and rescue» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SEARCH AND RESCUE

Find out the translation of search and rescue to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of search and rescue from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «search and rescue» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

搜救
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

búsqueda y rescate
570 millions of speakers

English

search and rescue
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

खोज और बचाव
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

البحث والإنقاذ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

поиск и спасение
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

busca e salvamento
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অনুসন্ধান ও উদ্ধার
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

recherche et de sauvetage
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

cari dan selamat
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Such-und Rettungs
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

捜索救助
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

수색 및 구조
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Nelusuri lan ngluwari
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tìm kiếm cứu nạn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தேடல் மற்றும் மீட்பு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

शोध आणि बचाव
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

arama kurtarma
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ricerca e salvataggio
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

poszukiwania i ratownictwa
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

пошук і порятунок
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

de căutare și salvare
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

έρευνας και διάσωσης
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

soek en redding
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

sök och räddning
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

søk og redning
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of search and rescue

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SEARCH AND RESCUE»

The term «search and rescue» is quite widely used and occupies the 36.503 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SEARCH AND RESCUE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «search and rescue» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «search and rescue» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about search and rescue

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SEARCH AND RESCUE»

Discover the use of search and rescue in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to search and rescue and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Fundamentals of Search and Rescue
This book provids an overview of all aspects of search and rescue procedures and equipment, It teaches the absolutely essential techniques employed by nearly all search and rescue personnel.
Donald C. Cooper, 2005
2
Scent of the Missing: Love and Partnership with a ...
Scent of the Missing is the story of Susannah and Puzzle’s adventures as they search for the missing—a lost teen, an Alzheimer’s patient wandering in the cold, signs of the crew amid the debris of the space shuttle Columbia ...
Susannah Charleson, 2010
3
Leave No Man Behind: The Saga of Combat Search and Rescue
Beyond the exciting stories of heroic victories and heartrending defeats, Leave No Man Behind stimulates debate on this important subject. From the book: Ron Clarke saw a shadowy figure running toward the helicopter from the right.
George Galdorisi, Thomas Phillips, 2009
4
Rock Harbor Search and Rescue
In Rock Harbor Search and Rescue, a middle grade fiction novel based on Colleen Coble’s bestselling Rock Harbor series for adults, kids will enjoy the mixture of pets, adventure, suspense, and a mystery.
Colleen Coble, 2013
5
Heroic Efforts: The Emotional Culture of Search and Rescue ...
Heroic Efforts serves as an easy to understand sociological introduction to the ways emotions develop and connect us to our surroundings, as well as to the links between the concept of heroism and other sociological theories such as those ...
Jennifer Lois, 2003
6
Guide to Search and Rescue Dogs
This book presents advice and guidance for rescue dog handlers, with information on how dogs scent, and detailed instruction on training of both dogs and their handlers.
Angela Eaton Snovak, 2004
7
Building a Basic Foundation for Search and Rescue Dog Training
Hundreds of tips are revealed to help handlers train the Search and Rescue dog. This instructional guide describes the skills needed to lay a solid foundation for successfully training the SAR dog.
J. C. Judah, 2007
8
Wildlife Search and Rescue: A Guide for First Responders
While the book focuses on wildlife native to North America, much of the information and many of the techniques are applicable to other species, including domestic dogs and cats.
Rebecca Dmytryk, 2012
9
Search and Rescue Dogs
Describes the history, selection, training, and accomplishments of different dogs used in search and rescue operations.
Charles George, Linda George, 1998
10
Death, Daring, and Disaster: Search and Rescue in the ...
375 exciting tales of heroism and tragedy drawn from the nearly 150,000 search and rescue missions carried out by the National Park Service since 1872.
Farabee Jr., 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SEARCH AND RESCUE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term search and rescue is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Florida teens missing at sea after fishing trip
He told reporters Sunday that he was helping with the search, according to ... "This is still considered an active search and rescue case, and we maintain our ... «CNN, Jul 15»
2
Search and Rescue at Bosley Mill explosion and fire
Search and rescue teams from all emergency services search the scene of an explosion and fire where four people are still missing at Wood Flour Mills, Bosley, ... «Stoke Sentinel, Jul 15»
3
Fire and Rescue defends decision to not to send helicopters for …
Sabah's search and rescue team carries an injured climber off Mount Kinabalu in Sabah, June 5, 2015. — Picture by Julia ChanKUNDASANG, June 7 ... «Malay Mail Online, Jun 15»
4
HMS Bulwark heads to Libya for migrant search and rescue mission
The UK government sent the warship to aid search efforts in the ... The ship is thought to have been involved in the rescue of around 1,700 migrants in the past ... «BBC News, Jun 15»
5
Nepal asks foreign rescue teams to return home as hope of finding …
Seventy-five teams with 4,050 personnel from 34 countries were involved in search and rescue operations in the 14 districts that were hit hardest by the ... «Hindustan Times, May 15»
6
MSF calls for large scale search and rescue operation in the …
Rome - Faced with another tragedy in the Mediterranean sea, European Member States must urgently launch large-scale search and rescue activities in order to ... «Médecins Sans Frontières International, Apr 15»
7
Russian trawler rescue search and rescue operation
They purported to show rescue operations following the sinking of a Russian trawler off the Kamchatka peninsula. However, it transpired they were of an incident ... «BBC News, Apr 15»
8
Mark Salesse swept away by Alberta avalanche on military training …
'Being that search and rescue technicians are trained to operate in harsh conditions at least ... The team is from the 435 Transport and Rescue Squadron, which ... «CBC.ca, Feb 15»
9
AirAsia QZ8501: Indonesian military withdraws from search and
However, the Indonesian Search and Rescue Agency said it would continue looking for victims with its own ships and helicopters after poor visibility and strong ... «The Independent, Jan 15»
10
Search and Rescue Operations Recover QZ8501 Fuselage
[Avionics Today 01-15-2015] The search and rescue team working to recover wreckage from AirAsia flight QZ8501 has located the aircraft's fuselage. Sea divers ... «Aviation Today, Jan 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Search and rescue [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/search-and-rescue>. Mar 2020 ».
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