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"I hadn't realized until I covered the police beat just how seedy crime is." — Jessica Savitch
or time·out (tīm'out')
- Sports. A brief cessation of play at the request of a sports team or an official for rest, consultation, or making substitutions.
- A short break from work or play.
- A corrective measure or punishment for young children in which they are separated from others for a brief period.
- The place, especially a chair, used for such a measure or punishment.
adj. also run-down (rŭn'doun')
- In poor physical condition; weak or exhausted.
- Dirty and dilapidated: rundown housing projects.
- Unwound and not running: a run-down watch.
Somewhat disreputable; squalid: a seedy hotel in a run-down neighborhood.
adj., -i·er, -i·est.
- Having many seeds.
- Resembling seeds or a seed.
- Worn and shabby; unkempt: "He was soiled and seedy and fragrant with gin" (Mark Twain).
- Tired or sick; unwell.
- Somewhat disreputable; squalid: a seedy hotel in a run-down neighborhood.
seediness seed'i·ness n.
Definition of unkemptadjective
Origin:late Middle English: from un-1 'not' + kempt 'combed' (past participle of archaic kemb, related to comb)
- The area regularly covered by a reporter, a police officer, or a sentry: television's culture beat.
- The reporting of a news item obtained ahead of one's competitors.━━[名]1 打つこと, 殴打, 激打；一打ち(stroke).2 （太鼓などを）打つ音；（波などが）ぶつかる音；（心臓の）鼓動, 脈拍；（時計の）時を刻む音
3 （警官・夜番などの）巡回（区域）；（配達人の）受け持ち区域；専門分野, 本領
(1) 《音楽》拍, 拍子, ビート；ビートのきいた音楽
(3) 《物理学》（振動の）うなり.5 （台本用語で）間(ま), 呼吸.6 《韻文》（詩脚の）強音.7
(1) スクープ；特種. ⇒SCOOP[名]3
(2) （記者の）受け持ち範囲, 報道領域.8 ((しばしばB-))((略式))＝beatnik.9 ((the 〜))((俗))（…に）まさるもの, しのぐもの((of ...))
10 ((俗))ろくでなし, 浮浪者.get a beat on ...