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immobilize

adjective fixed, have no freedom, have no mobility, immovable, impassive, inactive, inexpressive, inflexible, like a statue, motionless, paralyzed, rigid, rooted, stationary, staunch, steadfast, still, transfixed, unmoving
See also: bind, fetter, lock, restrain
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Immobilisation for Food and Biotechnological Purposes: Definition, aims and features of immobilised preparations; Immobilisation media and techniques; Mechanical properties of immobilisation matrices; Mixed systems for immobilisation; Food and biotechnological uses of immobilisation; Factors related to bead manufacturing; Bead size, sphericity and pore size measurements of hydrocolloid beads; References.
Effects of immobilisation on fertility in female black rhino (Diceros bicornis).
But crucially and uniquely, i-mob enables remote immobilisation, enabling the owner to stop the car in its tracks - not immediately, as that could be dangerous, but just as soon as the car is parked or stationary.
Conditioning technologies are essential for the encapsulation and immobilisation of these radioactive wastes, forming the initial engineered barrier required for their transportation, storage and disposal.
Prior Information Notice: T2422 dosimetry and immobilisation equipment for guy ~s cancer centre.
However there remains some confusion in understanding country specific immobilisation mandates and insurance requirements and in choosing the type of immobiliser best suited.