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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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MOBILE phone masts are causing chaos for thousands of motorists - by jamming their engine immobilisers.
The Lancer Estate is also fitted with an electronic immobiliser.
He used a machine which altered vehicle immobiliser codes, meaning cars could be worked with keys which were not the originals.
The five-door Kelisa comes with twin front airbags, side impact protection, seat belt pre-tensioners, power steering and immobiliser.
Any alarm or immobiliser is only as good as its installation, so there are Thatcham-approved systems and the Vehicle Mechanical immobilisers are useful for low-risk vehicles or when used with other forms of security.
To reduce the number of stolen cars, police have introduced an initiative called the Stop Lock Scheme which will see 80 wheel immobilisers available in a loan scheme agreement.
A MAN tried to drive off in an unattended police car which had been left with the engine running but was foiled by an immobiliser, a court heard yesterday.
Three have already been pushed out of the car park, yet in the open the immobiliser works perfectly again.
Standard spec includes driver's airbag, immobiliser, electric windows, ABS and sound system, and the good news is that prices are coming down to make this a great value-for-money motor.
Linda McKay had her pounds 15,000 Ford Probe stolen from her drive after keys to its immobiliser and steering wheel lock were taken from her house.
immobiliser - to prevent the car from starting; the best way to stop someone driving away;