containment

  1. the act of containing
  2. the act of containing something

Containment

[computer programming] In OOP supported languages, containership means an object is created within another object. == See also == difference between Container ship and Inheritance? http://forums.devx.com/archive/index.php/t-86776.html ...
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containment

[n] - a policy of checking the expansion of a hostile power or ideology by creating strategic alliances 2. [n] - (physics) a system designed to prevent the accidental release of radioactive material from a reactor 3. [n] - the act of containing (especially the restraint of a hostile country or a hostile military force)
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containment

US policy (adopted from the late 1940s) designed to prevent the spread of communism from the USSR. It was first stated by George Kennan, then director of the State Department's policy planning...
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containment

Process by which possible release, discharge or spill of a toxic substance during normal use or after an accident is prevented by appropriate action.
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Containment

ConĀ·tain'ment noun That which is contained; the extent; the substance. [ Obsolete] « The containment of a rich man's estate. Fuller. »
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containment

The concept of regional or global eradication of communicable disease, proposed by Fred Lowe Soper (1893-1977) in 1949 for the eradication of smallpox. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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containment

noun the act of containing; keeping something from spreading; `the containment of the AIDS epidemic`; `the containment of the rebellion`
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containment

noun (physics) a system designed to prevent the accidental release of radioactive material from a reactor
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containment

noun a policy of creating strategic alliances in order to check the expansion of a hostile power or ideology or to force it to negotiate peacefully; `containment of communist expansion was a central principle of United States` foreign policy from 1947 to the 1...
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Containment

• (n.) That which is contained; the extent; the substance.
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containment

(from the article `plasma`) Magnetic fields are used to contain high-density, high-temperature plasmas because such fields exert pressures and tensile forces on the plasma. An ...
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containment

(from the article `Reckless, Walter`) ...as an insulator against the social and personal forces that drove some boys toward delinquency ( human behaviour: self-concept, or identity). In ...
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containment

strategic foreign policy pursued by the United States in the late 1940s and the early 1950s in order to check the expansionist policy of the Soviet ... [6 related articles]
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Containment

[RTS] Containment, is a term used in real-time strategy`s to describe the act of controlling an enemy player`s advancement, while often expanding oneself. Containment is a tactic most commonly used in the real-time strategy, StarCraft. It often consists of surrounding an enemy base with such great amounts of units/buildings, that they canno...
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containment

set of methods, provisions and systems to prevent the transfer or spread of radioactive materials, in unacceptable quantities, across defined boundaries even in the case of accidents
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containment

Also known as confinement, the process of preventing the plasma in a controlled thermonuclear reaction from coming into contact with the walls of the containing vessel. The approximate period for which the ions trapped by the containing field is referred to as the containment time or the confinement...
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containment

Type: Term Pronunciation: kon-tān′ment Definitions: 1. The concept of regional or global eradication of communicable disease, proposed by Fred Lowe Soper (1893-1977) in 1949 for the eradication of smallpox.
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Containment

Containment was a United States policy to prevent the spread of communism abroad. A component of the Cold War, this policy was a response to a series of moves by the Soviet Union to enlarge communist influence in Eastern Europe, China, Korea, Africa, and Vietnam. It represented a middle-ground position between appeasement and rollback. The basis o...
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containment

keeping something from spreading
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