containment

Definitions

General English

General Science

  • noun the preventing of the nuclei and electrons generated in nuclear fusion from reaching the walls of the reaction chamber
  • noun the actions taken to stop the spread of something such as disease or contamination

Medical

  • noun action taken to restrict the spread of something undesirable or dangerous such as a disease
  • noun the eradication of a global disease such as smallpox by removing it region by region
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