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protection

  

      n  
1    the act of protecting or the condition of being protected  
2    something that protects  
3   
a    the imposition of duties or quotas on imports, designed for the protection of domestic industries against overseas competition, expansion of domestic employment, etc.  
b      (Also called)    protectionism   the system, policy, or theory of such restrictions  
   Compare       free trade  
4    a document that grants protection or immunity from arrest or harassment to a person, esp. a traveller  
5      (Mountaineering)   security on a climb provided by running belays, etc.  
6    Informal  
a      (Also called)    protection money   money demanded by gangsters for freedom from molestation  
b    freedom from molestation purchased in this way  
  protectionism      n  
  protectionist      n, adj  


cathodic protection  
      n     (Metallurgy)   a technique for protecting metal structures, such as steel ships and pipelines, from electrolytic corrosion by making the structure the cathode in a cell, either by applying an electromotive force directly or by putting it into contact with a more electropositive metal  
   See also       sacrificial anode  
cross protection  
      n     (Botany)   the protection against a viral infection given to a plant by its prior inoculation with a related but milder virus  
data protection  
      n   (in Britain) safeguards for individuals relating to personal data stored on a computer  
protection ratio  
      n   the minimum acceptable ratio between the amplitudes of a wanted radio or television broadcast signal and any interfering signal  
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n.
unconventional monetary policy used by central banks to stimulate the national economy when conventional monetary policy has become ineffective.
exp.
Security features of encryption and protection in advance form of web storage.
[Tech.]

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