containment


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a policy of creating strategic alliances in order to check the expansion of a hostile power or ideology or to force it to negotiate peacefully

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(physics) a system designed to prevent the accidental release of radioactive material from a reactor

the act of containing

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Counties used urban containment policies more often than cities.
The analysis in this book addresses the often-held assumption that the development of containment policy during the Truman administration met little opposition.
Fluid Containment Andina will manufacture single wall and double wall fiberglass underground tanks for the storage of petroleum and water for the countries of the Andean Pact nations, including Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru.
Stormwater containment costs are a major item in developers' budgets and one of the many downsides of paving paradise.
In designing a 100 percent containment system for lead abatement and re-coating, Greenman-Pedersen, Inc.
3) is not sufficiently differentiated from other critical conceptions of containment: hence the key question of whether Barber's and Louis Montrose's respective readings of A Mid-summer Night's Dream are grounded in different notions of containment remains unasked and the differences unexamined.
Alfred Taricco, MD, FACS, coeditor, follows with an overview of the variety of cost containment measures in effect, including an assessment of PROs, managed care, peer review, and health care professionals other than physicians, some of whom are supplements to physicians.
In a broad sense, all institutional efforts to deliver services more efficiently can be understood as cost containment efforts, from changing to lower cost suppliers of linens or medications to streamlining billing procedures.
MWCC Chief Executive Officer Marty Massey will join in a discussion about the continued development of deepwater containment systems in the U.
The BRA plans to purchase a containment dehumidification system for Morris Sheppard Dam Possum Kingdom Lake, located at 301 Observation Point Rd, Graford, TX 76449.
Containment Pant with Positioning Key: Lewis Preole Orchard, IV, Neenah, WI; Marcille Faye Ruman, Oshkosh, WI; Thomas Harold Roessler, Appleton, WI; Anita Marie-Nanette Gilgenbach, Neenah, WI; and Brooke Ashley Berg, Neenah, WI.
8221; Companies are now also implementing surface containment policies to protect groundwater from above-ground contamination.
This Convertible Containment System is made for use in today's research and scale-up facilities.
4, was more than 63 percent contained, with a cautious prediction of full containment on Monday.
In May 1999, the World Health Assembly reaffirmed the commitment of the World Health Organization (WHO) to eradicate poliomyelitis and urged all member states to begin the process leading to the laboratory containment of wild poliovirus (WPV) (1).
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