riot

  1. a public act of violence by an unruly mob
  2. a state of disorder involving group violence
  3. a joke that seems extremely funny
  4. a wild gathering involving excessive drinking and promiscuity

Riot

A riot (t) is a form of civil disorder commonly characterized by a group lashing out in a violent public disturbance against authority, property or people. They are usually a result of civil unrest. While individuals may attempt to lead or control a riot, riots typically consist of disorganized groups that are frequently `chaotic and exhibit herd....
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riot

in law, a disorderly *breach of the peace carried out by three or more people; a *misdemeanour, except in exceptional circumstances such as rioting covered by the *Riot Act
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Riot

(n) Riot is the association of peoples to create disturbance in the society, by spoiling the peace existing, damaging the property, causing injury to the peoples, creating an atmosphere of fear and distress among the people etc., in an uncontrollable manner as a spontaneous reaction of some incidents or events.
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Riot

1) A turbulent and violent disturbance of peace by three or more people acting together. 2) An assemblage of people who are out of control, causing injury, or endangering the physical safety of others or themselves, causing or threatening damage to property, and often violating various laws both individually and as a group. The common thread is tha...
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riot

1. To engage in riot; to act in an unrestrained or wanton manner; to indulge in excess of luxury, feasting, or the like; to revel; to run riot; to go to excess. 'Now he exact of all, wastes in delight, Riots in pleasure, and neglects the law.' (Daniel) 'No pulse that riots, and no blood that glows.' (Pope) ... 2. To disturb the peace; to raise an u...
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riot

public violence noun a public act of violence by an unruly mob
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Riot

[Damages] The Riot (Damages) Act 1886 (49 & 50 Vict c 38) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It authorises the payment of compensation, from the police fund of the police area in question, to persons whose property has been injured, destroyed or stolen during a riot. In this Act, the words `riotous` and `riotously` must be c...
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Riot

[developer] Riot was one of Nihon Telenet`s in-house development teams. They were mainly responsible for the ports of several Telenet games on the PC Engine, such as Browning, Valis, Exile (also known as XZR) and Xak I & II. ...
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RIOT

[operating system] RIOT is an open-source operating system for the Internet of Things. RIOT is licensed as LGPL and was initially developed by FU Berlin, INRIA and the HAW Hamburg. == Background == RIOT is an operating system based on a microkernel architecture. RIOT`s kernel is mostly inherited from FireKernel, a kernel which was originall...
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Riot

[Three Days Grace song] `Riot` is the fourth single from the album One-X by Three Days Grace. The song is about protesting against the negative things in life and was inspired by vocalist Adam Gontier`s anger when he was in rehab for OxyContin addiction. The song was also featured in the video game WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2007 as an edited ve...
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Riot

Ri'ot intransitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Rioted ; present participle & verbal noun Rioting .] [ Old French rioter ; confer OD. ravotten .] 1. To engage in riot; to act in an unrestrained or wanton manne...
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Riot

Ri'ot noun [ Old French riote , of uncertain origin; confer OD. revot , ravot .] 1. Wanton or unrestrained behavior; uproar; tumult. « His headstrong riot hath no curb.» Shak. 2. Excessive and exxpensive feasting; wild and loose festiv...
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Riot

Ri'ot transitive verb To spend or pass in riot. « [ He] had rioted his life out.» Tennyson.
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Riot

A public disturbance involving (1) an act or acts of violence by one or more persons part of an assemblage of three or more persons, which act or acts shall constitute a clear and present danger of, or shall result in, damage or injury to the property of any other person or to the person of any other individual or (2) a threat or threats of the com...
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Riot

Anything the hounds might hunt they shouldn
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riot

Disturbance caused by a potentially violent mob. In the UK, riots formerly suppressed under the Riot Act are now governed by the Public Order Act 1986. Methods of riot control include plastic...
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riot

Disturbance caused by a potentially violent mob. In the UK, riots formerly suppressed under the Riot Act are now governed by the Public Order Act 1986. Methods of riot control include plastic bullets, stun bags (soft canvas pouches filled with buckshot which spread out in flight), water cannon, and CS gas (tear gas). Riots in Britain include the Sp...
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Riot

Hounds are said to riot when they hunt anything that they should not.
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riot

in criminal law, a violent offense against public order involving three or more people. Like an unlawful assembly, a riot involves a gathering of ... [39 related articles]
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riot

n. 1) technically a turbulent and violent disturbance of peace by three or more people acting together. 2) an assemblage of people who are out of control, causing injury or endangering the physical safety of others and/or themselves, causing or threatening damage to property and often violating various laws both individually and as a group. The com...
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Riot

Riot is slang for a person who occasions boisterous merriment.
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riot

[n] - a public act of violence by an unruly mob 2. [v] - take part in a riot
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