immobilizer
noun see immobilize

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • immobilizer — UK [ɪˈməʊbɪˌlaɪzə(r)] / US [ɪˈmoʊb(ə)lˌaɪzər] noun [countable] Word forms immobilizer : singular immobilizer plural immobilizers a piece of equipment that prevents a car from moving if someone tries to steal it …   English dictionary

  • immobilizer — [[t]ɪmo͟ʊbɪlaɪzə(r)[/t]] immobilizers N COUNT An immobilizer is a device on a car which prevents it from starting unless a special key is used, so that no one can steal the car. (in BRIT, also use immobiliser) …   English dictionary

  • immobilizer — immobilize (also immobilise) ► VERB 1) prevent from moving or operating as normal. 2) restrict the movements of (a limb or patient) to allow healing. DERIVATIVES immobilization noun immobilizer noun …   English terms dictionary

  • immobilizer — See immobilization. * * * …   Universalium

  • immobilizer — im·mo·bi·liz·er (ĭ moґbĭ li″zər) something that immobilizes …   Medical dictionary

  • immobilizer — im|mo|bi|liz|er [ıˈməubılaızə US ıˈmoubılaızər] n BrE a piece of equipment that is fitted to a car to stop it moving if someone tries to steal it …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • immobilizer — im|mo|bi|liz|er [ ı moubl,aızər ] noun count a piece of equipment that prevents a car from moving if someone tries to steal it …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • immobilizer — im mo·bi·liz·er || ɪ məʊbɪlaɪzÉ™(r) n. electronic security device attached to a car and that stops the engine from working in order to prevent the car from being stolen (the device starts to operate after the engine has been turned off… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • immobilizer — im·mo·bi·liz·er …   English syllables

  • immobilizer — [ɪˈməʊbɪˌlaɪzə] noun [C] a piece of equipment that prevents a car from moving if someone tries to steal it …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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