The action of protecting someone or something, or the state of being protected
the B vitamins give protection against infection
his son was put under police protection
A person or thing that prevents someone or something from suffering harm or injury
the castle was built as protection against the Saxons
a protection against the evil eye
The cover provided by an insurance policy
A legal or other formal measure intended to preserve civil liberties and rights
A document guaranteeing immunity from harm to the person specified in it
The practice of paying money to criminals so as to prevent them from attacking oneself or one's property
a protection racket
The money so paid to criminals, esp. on a regular basis
Used euphemistically to refer to the keeping of a mistress by her lover in a separate establishment
she was living under his lordship's protection at Gloucester Gate
the activity of protecting someone or something; "the witnesses demanded police protection"
protective covering: a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury; "they had no protection from the fallout"; "wax provided protection for the floors"
security: defense against financial failure; financial independence; "his pension gave him security in his old age"; "insurance provided protection against loss of wages due to illness"
the condition of being protected; "they were huddled together for protection"; "he enjoyed a sense of peace and protection in his new home"
auspices: kindly endorsement and guidance; "the tournament was held under the auspices of the city council"
the imposition of duties or quotas on imports in order to protect domestic industry against foreign competition; "he made trade protection a plank in the party platform"
Protection (1994) is Bristol-based trip-hop collective Massive Attack's second album.
To make climbing as safe as possible, most climbers use protection, a term used to describe the equipment used to prevent injury to themselves and others.
Protection is a song written by Bruce Springsteen for Donna Summer. It was originally featured on the 1982 Donna Summer album which was produced by Quincy Jones. In 1997 it was also included on One Step Up/Two Steps Back: The Songs Of Bruce Springsteen . ...
Protection is a 2001 film directed by John Flynn. In this movie, a former mobster finds himself unable to change his ways.
Protection in poker is a bet made with a strong but vulnerable hand, such as top pair when straight or flush draws are possible. The bet forces opponents with draws to either call with insufficient pot odds, or to fold, both of which are profitable for the betting player. ...
"Protection" is a collaboration between Massive Attack and Everything But the Girl singer Tracey Thorn, that appeared on Massive Attack's album Protection on CD and 12" in 1994. It reached #14 in the UK Singles Chart, staying on the charts for four weeks. ...
The process of keeping (something or someone) safe; The state of being safe; A contraceptive device; Coverage; Immunity from harm obtained by illegal payments, as bribery or extortion; Restrictions on foreign competitors that limit their ability to compete with domestic producers of goods or ...
(protect) To keep safe; to defend; to guard; to prevent harm coming to
(protected) defended; Having the protected access modifier, indicating that a program element is accessible to subclasses but not to the program in general
(Protect) To shield your hole cards while looking at them so your opponents can’t see what you have or to place a bet in order to force an opponent or opponents to pay to draw to a better hand. ...
(Protect) (1) To keep your hand or a chip on your cards. This prevents them from being fouled by a discarded hand, or accidentally mucked by the dealer. (2) To invest more money in a pot so blind money that you've already put in isn't "wasted. ...
(PROTECT) Perindopril Regression of Vascular Thickening European Community Trial; Prospective Reinfarction in the Thrombolytic Era: Cardizem-CD Trial
(ProtecT) Prostate testing for cancer and treatment
(Protect) A KQML-like performative acting as a wrapper specifying that its content (optionally surrounded by a <formula> role) is protected, making an 'implicit <And>' assumption. This allows the separation of declarative content from such procedural performatives. ...
(Protect) Term used to describe when a player alters their play to try to increase or maintain their chip count.
(Protect) TermSecure adds an additional layer of security to your Windows environment; providing you with the protection you need.
(Protect) To assure payment of (drafts, or notes for example) by setting aside funds.
(Protect) To induce folding in order to prevent another player from outdrawing you is protecting your hand. This is done by betting and raising so that someone on a draw will fold rather than call to see if their cards come off. ...
(Protect) To manage the conservation of ecosystems, habitat, or species by management intervention.