Difference between immobilize and petrify
- cause to be unable to move
- hold as reserve or withdraw from circulation; of capital
- convert (assets) into fixed capital
- prohibit the conversion or use of (assets)
- to hold fast or prevent from moving
The results showed that the matrix can adsorb L-asparaginase and recover high enzymic activity, The immobilize enzyme was more stable against trypsin than native enzyme.
Similarly, when the starter button is pressed, along with the clutch pedal, the system recognises the transponder signal, releases the engine immobiliser and the steering lock, and the engine starts.
Engine immobilisers and sophisticated locks leave many careless owners carless.
- cause to become stonelike or stiff or dazed and stunned from fright
- make rigid and set into a conventional pattern
- change into stone
It was formerly believed that waters replete with calcareous earth, such as incrust the inside of tea-kettles, or are laid to petrify moss, were liable to produce or to increase the stone in the bladder.
Chennel Jagesur, a second year Actuarial Science student who had her lectures disrupted, described their actions as "petrifying".
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