immobilize

(redirected from immobilise)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Wikipedia.

immobilize

[i′mō·bə‚līz]
(medicine)
To render motionless or to fix in place, as by splints or surgery.
References in periodicals archive ?
We hope that by residents enrolling onto Immobilise and displaying the attached warning notices, thieves will realise that all valuables in a given street or district will be marked and therefore of no value to them.
The free Immobilise property registration service is a very powerful tool in the fight against crime," said Chief Inspector Andrew Williams from North Wales Police.
The day of action is about asking tough questions of the stores who are refusing to sign up, as well as making sure as many people as possible register their goods on immobilise.
uk/crimeprevention, while people are urged to sign up to Immobilise at www.
Residents are urged to get bikes, phones, electricals, tools and other valuables registered with free property logging website immobilise.
Traction is also used to align and immobilise fractures of the vertebrae in the neck when any movement of the vertebrae might damage the spinal cord.
To find the right number for your network, call the Immobilise Information Line on 08701-123-123.
The force has adopted the Immobilise system, a property registering scheme which aims to make life as difficult as possible for thieves.
It's important that we encourage people to play their part in helping to reduce crime by taking steps to not only protect their property but use the free service Immobilise," Vera said.
The communications watchdog ComReg does not have powers to immobilise hoaxers' mobile phones even though their mobile numbers are logged.
Officers will help bike owners log their cycles on Immobilise, the online property registering database, while people will also be able to get a range of crime prevention advice and speak to officers about any concerns they have.
Jack Welsh said: "We will be fitting bikes with free immobilise RFID tags, which ensures that they are registered on the national property database.