Restraint

Control to prevent a person from harming themselves or other people. This can be applied by physical means - actual or threatened laying of hands on a person; mechanical means - for example, strapping someone into a chair; or medication - such as sedatives or tranquillisers.
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restraint

[n] - a rule or condition that limits freedom 2. [n] - discipline in personal and social activities 3. [n] - a device that stops something from moving 4. [n] - the act controlling by restraining someone or something
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Restraint

A method of restricting undue or excessive movement of components during welding, often by means of clamping, jigging, or tack-welding. Too much restraint of some alloy systems can result in cracking.
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Restraint

Lateral restraint of a beam is that which prevents the lateral movement of the compression flange of a beam. Torsional restraint is that which prevents rotations of a section about its longitudinal axis. Lateral restraint of a column is that which prevents movement of the compression member in a particular plane.
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Restraint

Re·straint' noun [ Old French restraincte , from restrainct , French restreint , past participle of restraindre , restrendre . See Restrain .] 1. The act or process of restraining, or of holding back or hindering from motion or action, in any manner;...
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restraint

1. The act or process of restraining, or of holding back or hindering from motion or action, in any manner; hindrance of the will, or of any action, physical or mental. 'No man was altogether above the restrains of law, and no man altogether below its protection.' (Macaulay) ... 2. The state of being restrained. ... 3. That which restrains, as a la...
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restraint

constraint noun a device that retards something`s motion; `the car did not have proper restraints fitted`
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restraint

noun the of act controlling by restraining someone or something; `the unlawful restraint of trade`
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restraint

noun discipline in personal and social activities; `he was a model of polite restraint`; `she never lost control of herself`
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restraint

noun a rule or condition that limits freedom; `legal restraints`; `restraints imposed on imports`
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restraint

(re-strānt´) the forcible confinement or control of a person, such as someone who is confused, disoriented, or psychotic; either physical or chemical means may be used. Restraint of any kind is used only when the patient's behavior presents a danger to himself or herself or another person.
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Restraint

• (n.) That which restrains, as a law, a prohibition, or the like; limitation; restriction. • (n.) The state of being restrained. • (n.) The act or process of restraining, or of holding back or hindering from motion or action, in any manner; hindrance of the will, or of any action, physical or mental.Restraint: words in the definitio...
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restraint

restraint 1. An act or the quality of holding back, limiting, or controlling something: 'Although severely agitated, she showed admirable restraint in not retaliating.' 2. Something that controls or limits someone or something: 'The country tried to impose trade restraints.' 3. Something that is fastened to limit someone's freedom of movement. 4...
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Restraint

(R constringere, legatura) the partial or total restriction of movement. A device which produces this effect
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restraint

Type: Term Pronunciation: rē-strānt′ Definitions: 1. In hospital psychiatry, intervention to prevent an excited or violent patient from harming himself, herself, or others; may involve the use of a camisole (straitjacket).
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