environmental protection agency
noun an independent federal agency established to coordinate programs aimed at reducing pollution and protecting the environment
equal protection of the laws
noun a right guaranteed by the Fourteenth Amendment to the US Constitution and by the due-process clause of the Fifth Amendment
noun the act of defending yourself
sun protection factor
noun the degree to which a sunscreen protects the skin from the direct rays of the sun
noun the imposition of duties or quotas on imports in order to protect domestic industry against foreign competition
- he made trade protection a plank in the party platform
- the protection of a metal exposed to the corrosive action of sea water, saline or acid liquids, or the like, by associating it with a metal which is positive to it, as when iron is galvanized, or coated with zinc.
Writ of protection
- . (Law) (a) A writ by which the king formerly exempted a person from arrest; now disused . Eng. Blackstone. (b) A judicial writ issued to a person required to attend court, as party, juror, etc., intended to secure him from arrest in coming, staying, and returning.
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