immobilization

Definitions of immobilization
  1. noun
    the act of limiting movement or making incapable of movement
    “the storm caused complete immobilization of the rescue team”
    synonyms: immobilisation, immobilizing
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    type of:
    restraint
    the act of controlling by restraining someone or something
  2. noun
    fixation (as by a plaster cast) of a body part in order to promote proper healing
    immobilization of the injured knee was necessary”
    synonyms: immobilisation
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    type of:
    preservation, saving
    the activity of protecting something from loss or danger
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