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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The GERD would be helpful in stopping potential floods when the Nile overflows its banks.
Minutes after Politico first (http://www.politico.com/story/2017/09/21/tom-price-private-charter-plane-flights-242989) reported that Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price had been using taxpayer money to pay for private flights - citing "people with knowledge of his travel plans" and "HHS documents" - staffers in the agency received emails directing them to partake in a training session on spotting and stopping potential leakers at work, according to emails obtained by International Business Times.
Interior minister Amber Rudd has said that encryption is hindering security services from stopping potential plotters, and was in Silicon Valley this week to discuss the issue with tech companies.
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.
"While it is certainly gratifying to make this significant award payout, the even better news for investors is that whistleblowers are coming forward to assist us in stopping potential fraud in its tracks so that no future investors are harmed," said Sean McKessy, chief of the SEC's office of the whistleblower in a press release.
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.
Israel says the 28,000 Palestinian security officials are doing a good job of stopping potential attacks on Israel.
The seizure showed the increasing professional capability of Afghan forces in stopping potential insurgent activity, it added.
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.<p>Scott Totzke, RIM's vice president of BlackBerry security, agrees, and he recently spoke with Reuters on the subject.