search warrant definition by Webster's New World
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a legal document authorizing or directing an officer of the law to search a specified person, premises, dwelling, etc., as for stolen or contraband articles, items to be used in evidence, etc.
search warrant definition by American Heritage Dictionary
nounThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A warrant giving legal authorization for a search.
search warrant - Legal Definition
A written order by a judge authorizing the examination of a specified place and the seizing of evidence found there. See also warrant.