Wortformen:(regular plural) immobilizers
noun (Automotive engineering: Vehicle components, Lighting and electrical/electronic systems) An immobilizer is a device on a vehicle that prevents it from starting unless a special key is used, so that no one can steal the car. ⇒ The car has a standard anti-theft ignition immobilizer. ⇒ A spokesman for the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety said immobilizers have been the most effective way to stop thefts. ⇒ Electronic immobilizers are systems that prevent a vehicle from starting unless a specific electronic code is used.
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