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Definition of "immobilization" [immobilization]

  • The act or process of preventing a thing from moving. (noun)
  • The process in which organic soil matter is decomposed and absorbed by microorganisms, and thus not available to plants. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "immobilization" in a sentence
  • "The presence of ZVI and other amendments unique to EHC-M ™ formulations will yield rapid, irreversible, long-term immobilization of heavy metals - while simultaneously dechlorinating organic compounds."
  • "Peter Brothers, a wildlife vet and South African tour guide, runs several trips a year that allow guests to get up-close and personal with lions, rhinos and elephants during what he dubs the "immobilization" safari."
  • "A promised "immobilization" facility that would have taken plutonium that is not fit to be processed and stored it in canisters until it could be moved has been dropped from the Bush budget."