stopping potential

stopping potential

[′stäp·iŋ pə‚ten·chəl]
(electronics)
Voltage required to stop the outward movement of electrons emitted by photoelectric or thermionic action.
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He also outlined a wide spectrum of action including fighting in Iraq and Syria, as well as fighting radicalisation at home by stopping potential terrorists from travelling from Britain to join Daesh, and supporting moderate Muslim voices.
And Joanna believes schools and other responsible adults are key to stopping potential young arsonists.
It coincides with new research suggesting that lack of awareness about Army life could be stopping potential recruits from considering a career with the British Army.
This seizure helps eradicate narcotics from our community by stopping potential traffickers from using our international airports for their illicit cross-border activities.
This is why the NSPCC works hand in hand with local partners to deliver services aimed at stopping potential abuse in its tracks - teaching vulnerable parents how to better protect their families and arming children with the knowledge and confidence to identify abuse and vitally where to go to for help when they need it.
The seizure showed the increasing professional capability of Afghan forces in stopping potential insurgent activity, it added.
The purpose of the TRO and Preliminary Injunction is to use better methods in stopping potential sexual predators from using Match.
Social workers are being slow to use new court orders aimed at stopping potential victims being spirited overseas to be married without their consent, the report said.
That means smartphone users are going to have to smarten up when it comes to mobile security awareness and be more vigilant in spotting and stopping potential problems before they happen.
Summary: Police in Northern Ireland have begun a major operation aimed at stopping potential dissident republican activity.
Our upgrade to 10-fingerprint collection builds on our success, enabling us to focus more attention on stopping potential security risks," US-VISIT Director Robert Mocny said.
For the frontage of Francis Collins' neat home in Rastrick has traffic stopping potential.