Definition of Damage control

1. Noun. An effort to minimize or curtail damage or loss.

Generic synonyms: Control



Definition of Damage control

1. Noun. A department or group, as aboard a naval vessel, responsible for taking action to control damage caused by fire, collision, etc. ¹

2. Noun. Any efforts, as by a company, to curtail losses, counteract unfavorable publicity, etc. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Damage control

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1. Directory of Federal Laboratory and Technology Resources: A Guide to (1993)
"... conducts research on the following: animal damage control including damage assessment, ... and chemosensory applications in animal damage control. ..."

2. Reviews in Environmental Health (1998): Toxicological Defense Mechanics edited by Gary E. R. Hook, George W. Lucier (2000)
"The DNA damage-control biosystem is physiologically operative on both metabolic ... Improved DNA damage control reduces persistent mis- or unrepaired DNA ..."

3. The Military Dictionary (1987)
"See also civil damage assessment; military damage assessment D damage control—(DOD, NATO) In naval usage, measures necessary aboard ship to preserve and ..."

4. Storms Over the Urban Forest: Planning, Responding, and Regreening by Lisa L. Burban, John W. Anderson (1996)
"Oak Park Major Tree damage control Plan I. Early Warning A. Supervision of major tree damage control B. Weather warning ..."

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