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containment

1. the act or condition of containing, esp of restraining the ideological or political power of a hostile country or the operations of a hostile military force
2. (from 1947 to the mid-1970s) a principle of US foreign policy that sought to prevent the expansion of Communist power
3. Physics the process of preventing the plasma in a controlled thermonuclear reactor from reaching the walls of the reaction vessel, usually by confining it within a configuration of magnetic fields

containment

[kən′tān·mənt]
(engineering)
An enclosed space or facility to contain and prevent the escape of hazardous material.
(cell and molecular biology)
Prevention of the replication of the products of recombinant deoxyribonucleic acid technology outside the laboratory.
(nucleonics)
Provision of a gastight enclosure around the highly radioactive components of a nuclear power plant, to contain the radioactivity released by a possible major accident.
The use of remote-control devices (slave apparatus) to remove spent cores from nuclear power plants or, in shielded laboratory hoods, to perform chemical studies of dangerous radioactive materials.
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Such a policy, he argues, would be seen as a sign of strength "if it's bolstered by an active containment policy that makes it clear that those who dare harm us will be punished.
During the Cold War the United Kingdom was a staunch supporter of US containment policy against Communism and, in more recent times, British and American troops have fought side by side in two Gulf wars.
Examples include AIG's Crisis Containment policy, which offers reimbursement of ices and costs of expert consultants responding to one of 17 specified crises.
A program to rescue kids from failing schools should be guided by education policy, not containment policy.
Given the similarities between 1940s Communism and today's Jihadism, such an active containment policy is promising for the war on terror.
One of the notices for the containment policy in Beijing said that anyone with SARS-related symptoms - which is basically fever and a cough - would be taken to one particular hospital and would lose all contact with their home doctor, relatives and friends," Retallack said.
A draw would see England through, and though they would no doubt love to have their fans singing the Dam-busters theme after another win, a containment policy may prove necessary.
And unlike Linfield boss David Jeffrey, Coyle refused to criticise Glenavon's containment policy, commenting only: "It's their business how they play.
Chapter Five looks at revolutionary movements in Cuba, Bolivia, and Guatemala -- all set against the backdrop of American Containment Policy during the Cold War.
It proposes major improvements in finfish containment policy -- getting aquaculturists to reduce the numbers of fish escaping from pens.
The dual nature of containment policy was neither equally applied nor equally successful.
The containment policy is based on the principle of stabilization, as opposed to resolution, of the existing problem.

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