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Found 2 items, similar to containment.
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: a policy of creating strategic alliances in order to check
the expansion of a hostile power or ideology or to force
it to negotiate pecefully; “containment of communist
expansion was a central principle of United States'
foreign policy from 1947 to the 1975”
2: (physics) a system designed to prevent the accidental
release of radioactive material from a reactor
3: (military) the act of containing something or someone;
keeping it from spreading; “the army was charged with the
containment of the rebel forces” English → English (gcide)
Containment \Con*tain"ment\, n.
1. That which is contained; the extent; the substance. [Obs.]
The containment of a rich man's estate. --Fuller.
2. the act of containing.
3. (Diplomacy) the act or policy of restricting the influence
or territorial growth of a hostile nation.
Note: The policy of containment is employed when the defeat
of a hostile nation or overthrow of its government is
considered impractical or too costly.
4. the act of restricting some deleterious substance within a
confined space, especially when such material is released
unintentionally or by accident; as, containment of nuclear
waste; containment of an oil spill. Also used
attributively, as a containment boom.
5. a structure surrounding a nuclear power plant designed to
prevent release of radioactive materials into the
environment in the event of an accident.