prevent

(redirected from preventer)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Wikipedia.
Related to preventer: Blowout preventer
References in periodicals archive ?
Mobile Identity Theft Preventer carries the same attributes as its desktop version - yet of course, has the tweaks and adjustments required to meet the mobile-unique privacy safety demands," noted Moshe Layani, ShieldApps' President.
And often by talking to them we find out that they have stopped using their preventer inhaler because they did not really understand what it was doing.
The blowout preventer sealed the well temporarily, but then it failed and that caused the massive spill, the new 166-page report found.
According to Cameron it delivered the industry's first and only 13-5/8" 25,000 psi blowout preventer to Freeport-McMoRan in 2011.
To prevent this situation, modern rigs are equipped with blowout preventers, or BOP stacks, huge structures that sit on the sea floor directly over the wellhead.
The tool combines Tornar flow ports with powerful proprietary magnets to extract debris whilst maintaining full well control and protecting the blowout preventer.
The blowout preventer failed to work and perform the function it was designed and manufactured to perform - i.
But it said it would not be finished until all the facts were in, including an inspection of the just-retrieved blowout preventer.
BP and government officials did not expect oil to leak from the well once the failed blowout preventer was lifted off.
The 50-foot, 300-ton blowout preventer was not expected to reach the
Final preparation could involve removing the current blowout preventer stack atop the well and replacing it with a "BOP" better able to withstand anticipated bottom-kill pressures, Allen said.
Invented in the 1920s, the blowout preventer has significantly improved safety of oilfields.