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immobilize

 [im-mo´bil-īz]
to render incapable of being moved, as by a cast.

im·mo·bi·lize

(i-mō'bi-līz),
To render fixed or incapable of moving.
[L. in- neg. + mobilis, movable]

immobilize

(ĭ-mō′bə-līz′)
tr.v. immobi·lized, immobi·lizing, immobi·lizes
To fix the position of (a joint or fractured limb), as with a splint or cast.

im·mo′bi·li·za′tion (-lĭ-zā′shən) n.
im·mo′bi·liz′er n.

immobilize

to render incapable of being moved, as by a cast.
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Officers in Stoke, Radford, Foleshill, Longford and Whoberley also met residents and helped them sign up their property to immobilise at a series of sessions.
He'll be using state of the art kit - a laptop and hand held device which can instantly create an Immobilise account - to register residents with the website.
We're also keen to promote the Immobilise website and ensure cyclists have crime prevention advice to help keep their bikes safe.
Assistant Chief Constable Jo Farrell said: "NMPR and Immobilise are tools which link together to identify stolen property and return it to the rightful owner, as well as identifying those in possession of stolen goods.
For those who can't get along to the crime prevention event in Byker, officers are encouraging residents to register their property themselves on a free crime prevention website - immobilise.
Jack Welsh said: "We will be fitting bikes with free immobilise RFID tags, which ensures that they are registered on the national property database.
Immobilise is the world's largest register of property where people can register valuables like mobile phones, bikes, tools and all electricals.
Shops in Newcastle city centre are now dishing out Immobilise.
Police are also encouraging people to protect their possessions by registering valuable items on the free Immobilise website www.
The initiative aims to encourage people to register their mobiles using their unique IMEI number with the immobilise website - a national property database.
Those who had a cast fitted for 10 days to immobilise the ankle showed the greatest recovery after three months.
Northumbria Police is encouraging callers to register with the Immobilise website, which already holds the details of more than 10 million phones.