1. fixation (as by a plaster cast) of a body part in order to promote proper healing

- immobilization of the injured knee was necessary

Similar word(s): immobilisation

Definition categories: act, preservation, saving

2. the act of limiting movement or making incapable of movement

- the storm caused complete immobilization of the rescue team

Similar word(s): immobilisation, immobilizing

Definition categories: act, restraint

Sentences with immobilization as a noun:

- The broken bones were able to heal thanks to the immobilization of her leg in a cast.