damage control


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damage control

n.
Efforts made to minimize damage or loss.

dam′age control`


n.
any efforts, as by a politician or a company, to counteract unfavorable publicity, curtail losses, or the like.
[1985–90]
dam′age-con•trol`, adj.

damage control

In naval usage, measures necessary aboard ship to preserve and reestablish watertight integrity, stability, maneuverability, and offensive power; to control list and trim; to effect rapid repairs of materiel; to limit the spread of and provide adequate protection from fire; to limit the spread of, remove the contamination by, and provide adequate protection from chemical, biological, and radiological agents; and to provide for care of wounded personnel. See also area damage control; disaster control.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.damage control - an effort to minimize or curtail damage or loss
control - the activity of managing or exerting control over something; "the control of the mob by the police was admirable"
Translations

damage control

, damage limitation
nSchadensbegrenzung f
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