1. [ noun ] fixation (as by a plaster cast) of a body part in order to promote proper healing
Synonyms: immobilisation

"immobilization of the injured knee was necessary"

Related terms: preservation trap
2. [ noun ] the act of limiting movement or making incapable of movement
Synonyms: immobilizing immobilisation

: "the immobilizing of the injured knee was necessary" "the storm caused complete immobilization of the rescue team"

Related terms: restraint trap immobilize
Similar spelling:   immobilisation