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protector

History a person who exercised royal authority during the minority, absence, or incapacity of the monarch

protector

[prə′tek·tər]
(electricity)
Device to protect equipment or personnel from high voltages or currents.
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The beneficiary alleged a conflict of interest between the protector's duties and the trial court removed the protector.
the protector Series is designed to help reduce the financial impact should the unexpected happen.
He questioned the effectiveness of the protectors, which were originally designed for jockeys.
Secondary outcome variables were the number and rate of falls in the hip protector group and the number of days the subjects wore the protector.
The age range of the controls and the protector wearers were similar: 64-96 years in the treatment group and 72-98 years among the controls.
Our research question was: what will the protector acceptability and compliance be if information and education is given to the nursing home caregivers only?