immobilize

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immobilize

[i′mō·bə‚līz]
(medicine)
To render motionless or to fix in place, as by splints or surgery.
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Those who had a cast fitted for 10 days to immobilise the ankle showed the greatest recovery after three months.
With this technology when a stolen car comes to a stop a signal can be sent to the car which immobilises the vehicle or sets off an alarm, even without the keys," he said.
The SPOTON device made by the Mobilefone Group is the first car tracking device to use technology which enables owners to immobilise a car even after it has been stolen.