immobilisation


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Noun1.immobilisation - fixation (as by a plaster cast) of a body part in order to promote proper healing; "immobilization of the injured knee was necessary"
preservation, saving - the activity of protecting something from loss or danger
2.immobilisation - the act of limiting movement or making incapable of movement; "the storm caused complete immobilization of the rescue team"
restraint - the act of controlling by restraining someone or something; "the unlawful restraint of trade"
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A long period of immobilisation on the ground can also result in additional fuel consumption.
Enzyme immobilisation using siliceous mesoporous molecular sieves, J.
The purified 58 kDa protein from Achyranthes aspera caused the immediate immobilisation of sperms as compared to that of control in a dose dependent manner.
of Sheffield) has worked at the Immobilisation Science Laboratory since 2002, and Lee (materials, Imperial College, London) also long worked there until two years ago.
Coverage also includes multi-layered hydrocolloid products, immobilisation for food purposes, texturisation of vegetative materials, food uses of hydrocolloid cellular matrices and uses of gums for producing special textures.