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Synonyms for confining

affording little room for movement

Synonyms for confining

restricting the scope or freedom of action



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The outlet pressure and the confining pressure loading systems are controlled by two constant-speed, constant-pressure, single-cylinder pumps (ISCO-65D).
The confining pressure applied on the core of concrete column is directly related to the volumetric ratio (rt) of transverse reinforcement.
The hoop FRP resists lateral deformations due to the axial loading, resulting in a confining stress to the concrete core, delaying rupture of the concrete and thereby enhancing both the ultimate compressive strength and the ultimate compressive strain of the concrete as illustrated by Fig.
Police are set to serve a fresh arrest warrant on Kobayashi in another case, this time on suspicion of confining another woman in her 20s in Tokyo for about four months up until last December.
The study is not only observation to liquefaction phenomena but also influence of confining pressure and cyclic deviator stress on liquefaction of clayey sand.
In this study, sliding experiments simulating fault movement using a granite specimen under confining stress are conducted in order to evaluate the dependencies of AE characteristics on stress acting on a simulated fracture and sliding velocity.
A lunatic ward at the Lagos prison became quickly overcrowded, and as public madness became more visible by the early twentieth century (with an increasing British presence in the colony), officials passed a lunacy ordinance in 1906 stipulating the construction of specialized institutions for confining the insane.
ACA's policy is grounded on these and other research findings highlighting the deleterious effects of confining youthful offenders in adult correctional facilities.
This book contextualizes women who have been out there since before queer theory but without confining them in any way."
17 Kyodo Kanagawa police have arrested five Chinese on suspicion of handcuffing and confining five men and one woman -- also Chinese -- in an apartment in Chiba Prefecture, police said Thursday.
Iaw, for example, does not permit trade with terrorists; so by confining the meaning of the word to nonstate actors, corporations can now continue to exploit global markets.
Or could it be that confining our youth is a violent solution?
In the system, Figure 2 (3) controls the change of confining pressure.