containment definition

  • noun:
    • The work or problem of containing.
    • an insurance plan of examining the growth or influence of a hostile power or ideology, as because of the development of strategic alliances or support of client says in aspects of dispute or unrest.
    • A structure or system made to prevent the accidental launch of radioactive products from a reactor.
    • the work of containing or something included
    • an insurance plan of examining the expansion of a hostile international power by generating alliances along with other states; especially the international plan strategy for the usa during the early years of the cool War
    • a physical system built to stop the accidental launch of radioactive or other dangerous products from a nuclear reactor or manufacturing plant.
    • an inclusion
    • That which is contained; the degree; the compound.
    • the act of containing.
    • the work or plan of limiting the influence or territorial development of a hostile country.
    • the act of limiting some deleterious material within a confined room, especially when these types of product is circulated unintentionally or by accident. Also made use of attributively, as a containment boom.
    • a structure surrounding a nuclear power plant built to avoid release of radioactive products to the environment in the eventuality of a major accident.
    • whatever is contained or comprised; extent; contents.
    • the act of containing; keeping something from spreading
    • (physics) a system built to stop the accidental launch of radioactive product from a reactor
    • a policy of making strategic alliances to be able to look at the development of a hostile energy or ideology or even force it to negotiate peacefully

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