- noun the process of forming a complex with an ion, thus making it chemically ineffective
- noun the act of taking and keeping property on the order of a court, especially of seizing property from someone who is in contempt of court
- noun the act of putting someone in an isolated place
- noun the loss of blood into spaces in the body, reducing the circulating volume. It can occur naturally or can be produced artificially by applying tourniquets.
- noun the formation of a sequestrum