American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Designed to prevent theft: an antitheft automotive device.
- adj. Against or preventing from being stolen.
- anti- + theft (Wiktionary)
“Automobile manufacturers have been using some kind of antitheft technology in keys since 1986 when General Motors introduced its original Pass Key system for Chevrolet Corvettes.”
“Along the way, and this is part of the fun of the show, we got tips on how to disable a GPS antitheft device on a luxury automobile.”
“He lifted his arm to show her the antitheft device affixed to his sleeve at the armpit, then pointed out the alarm on his shoe.”
“‘Acoustic Fingerprints’ Can Be Used For Identification in: Brain, Health & Fitness, Science & Technology News iPods and mobile phones could be fitted with antitheft devices that detect ‘acoustic fingerprints’ so they only work when they are being used by the registered owner”
“I hadn't even known my car had an antitheft feature.”
“To school its employees in antitheft tactics and other aspects of the business, North Delhi Power runs a training center in northwest Delhi.”
“Some security experts say improvements in alarm systems and other antitheft technology have made it more difficult for thieves to swipe cars using traditional, surreptitious methods.”
“Herig is now helping investigate an ingenious, scanner-assisted scheme to alter antitheft bar codes printed on vinyl stickers affixed to various auto parts.”
“Automobiles: Does the stereo come with antitheft protection?”
“The Highway Loss Data Institute reports that factory-installed immobilizing antitheft devices reduce the stolen car rate by 50 percent.”
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