verb (used with object), im·mo·bi·lized, im·mo·bi·liz·ing.
- to establish a monetary reserve by withdrawing (specie) from circulation.
- to create fixed capital in place of (circulating capital).
Related formsim·mo·bi·li·za·tion, nounim·mo·bi·liz·er, noun
Examples from the Web for immobilization
There was no immobilization of women in the early Islamic era.Saudi Olympic Athletes Test Kingdom's Dedication To Gender Apartheid|Qanta Ahmed|August 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Immobilization of the broken parts of the bone is the object sought.
Because of the leverage afforded by the extremity, immobilization of the radius is difficult.
Infection would depend almost entirely upon the integrity of the first dressings and immobilization.Gunshot Roentgenograms|Clyde S. Ford
Immobilization—Systemic immobilization is effected by body rest and locally by splinting the bitten area.
However, reduction and immobilization of this as in all fractures, must be done without delay.
British Dictionary definitions for immobilization
- to remove (specie) from circulation and hold it as a reserve
- to convert (circulating capital) into fixed capital