Definition of Protection. Meaning of Protection. Synonyms of Protection

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Definition of Protection

Protection
Protection Pro*tec"tion, n. [L. protectio: cf. F. protection.] 1. The act of protecting, or the state of being protected; preservation from loss, injury, or annoyance; defense; shelter; as, the weak need protection. To your protection I commend me, gods. --Shak. 2. That which protects or preserves from injury; a defense; a shield; a refuge. Let them rise up . . . and be your protection. --Deut. xxxii. 38. 3. A writing that protects or secures from molestation or arrest; a pass; a safe-conduct; a passport. He . . . gave them protections under his hand. --Macaulay. 4. (Polit. Econ.) A theory, or a policy, of protecting the producers in a country from foreign competition in the home market by the imposition of such discriminating duties on goods of foreign production as will restrict or prevent their importation; -- opposed to free trade. Writ of protection. (Law) (a) A writ by which the king formerly exempted a person from arrest; -- now disused. [Eng.] --Blackstone. (b) A judicial writ issued to a person required to attend court, as party, juror, etc., intended to secure him from arrest in coming, staying, and returning. Syn: Preservation; defense; guard; shelter; refuge; security; safety.

Meaning of Protection from wikipedia

- Protection is any measure taken to guard a thing against damage caused by outside forces. Protection can be provided to physical objects, including organisms...
- Protection (RaSP), providing protection to the Royal Family and close protection to government officials, and Parliamentary and Diplomatic Protection...
- Cathodic protection (CP) is a technique used to control the corrosion of a metal surface by making it the cathode of an electrochemical cell. A simple...
- Consumer protection is the practice of sa****uarding buyers of goods and services, and the public, against unfair practices in the marketplace. Consumer...
- In computer science, hierarchical protection domains, often called protection rings, are mechanisms to protect data and functionality from faults (by...
- Child protection is the protection of children from violence, exploitation, abuse and neglect. Article 19 of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child...
- Crop protection is the science and practice of managing plant diseases, weeds and other pests (both vertebrate and invertebrate) that damage agricultural...
- Radiation protection, also known as radiological protection, is defined by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) as "The protection of people...
- A protection racket is a scheme where a potentially hazardous group guarantees protection from violence, looting, raiding, piracy, and other such threats...
- Social protection, as defined by the United Nations Research Institute For Social Development, is concerned with preventing, managing, and overcoming situations...
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