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confinement

[kən′fīn·mənt]
(engineering)
Physical restriction, or degree of such restriction, to passage of detonation wave or reaction zone, for example, that of a resistant container which holds an explosive charge.
(particle physics)
A property of quantum chromodynamics whereby isolated quarks cannot exist, nor can any other isolated particles that carry color charges, such as gluons.
(plasma physics)
Restriction of a hot plasma to a given volume as long as possible, by such means as magnetic mirrors and pinch effect.
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It was observed during present study that the birds reared under free-range rearing system spent significantly greater time in litter pecking, walking and feeding behaviors as compared to the birds reared under confinements.
In addition, free-range production systems enhance meat flavor than the birds in confinements (Fanatico et al.
Commercial poultry feed and ad libitum water supply was provided to the birds in confinements and free-range rearing systems.
It was observed during present study that Maleagris gallopavo reared under confinements spent maximum time in litter pecking during 1st (25.
Lower courts later determined that lengthy confinements for contempt simply serve to punish the person - rather than force them to talk - and that violates legal limits on punitive sentences for contempt.
The fact the Supreme Court is involved in any way is a big deal," said Brooklyn Law School Professor Jayne Ressler, an expert in coercive confinement cases.
While the main issue before the high court is whether a person can be held in coercive confinement for such a long time, Fine remains hopeful the justices will also consider the issue of judges' pay.
Fine's appeal of his confinement was rejected by the 9th Circuit Court before he appealed to the U.
Some confinements have a storage tank directly underneath the hogs.
Unlike the strict regulation in the sewer industry which allows only short, regulated shifts in a confined space, workers in confinements have no education about or regulation of the dangerous environment in which they must work.
There are scientific papers studying these same gases, hydrogen sulfide and ammonia, in confinements.
In effect, the diseases and dangers are the same in sewers and confinements, which you would expect because the gases and sewage and closed environment are the same.