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incapacitate

(ĭn″kă-păs′ĭ-tāt)
Being made incapable of some function, act or strength. This may be purely physical or intellectual or both.
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By providing insights that clarify the processes and the extent of the atrocities produced by total incapacitation, Simon shows how these inescapably disturbing realities have come to pass in the first place.
We all realize the areas of the body that cause rapid incapacitation are small, and these areas should be what we teach our students to look for and shoot for, but shot placement must be trained.
Meanwhile, a 2004 study published by the FAA's Office of Aerospace Medicine looked at in-flight medical incapacitation of U.
Obesity symptoms include arthritis, orthopaedic and lower back pain problems, high blood pressure, breathlessness, incapacitation, high cholesterol levels, gum disease, skin disorders, sleep disorders, heart attack and stroke, joint problems and many more.
The district court granted summary judgment to the defendant, ruling that Schaar did not establish more than three days of incapacitation.
Burke was suspended from the practice of law for a period of three years, pursuant to an April 19, 2007, order as a result of a criminal conviction for possession of cocaine, discharging a firearm in public, driving under the influence, and failing to appear on behalf of several criminal defendants on May 30, 2006, due to incapacitation.
Incapacitation demands that the offender be stripped of the ability to repeat the offense (i.
I could not be certain of immediate incapacitation.
A five-year follow-up study of 700 brain operations for parkinsonism revealed that 80% of the properly selected cases found relief from the tremor, rigidity, deformity and incapacitation of parkinsonism after basal ganglia surgery.
Chapters are in sections on nerve agents, vesicant/urticant agents, toxic agents, incapacitation and riot control agents, and biological agents.
Powered by a pyrotechnic charge like a cartridge, each "shot" rockets out at 90 mph--accurate, unavoidable, and highly effective for up to 45 minutes of burning, blinding incapacitation.