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damage control

[′dam·ij kən‚trōl]
(ordnance)
Procedures for maintaining or restoring integrity, stability, or weapon power of a ship or aircraft.
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The survey touches every part of the ship; however, this article highlights only the damage-control (DC) portion.
At the same time, Davis, whom the 49ers hired to run the campaign for a new stadium, has gone into damage-control mode to keep party fallout from jeopardizing two stadium-related ballot initiatives.
We review the ramifications of corporate governance decisions all the time, but too often it's in the damage-control phase.
At Texaco's corporate headquarters in White Plains, senior executives began an internal damage-control effort Monday, aimed at assuring company employees that use of the words reported in the article was a violation of Texaco policy.