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confinements, plural;
  1. The action of confining, or the state of being confined
    • - he was immediately released from his confinement
  2. The condition of being in childbirth
    • - the pros and cons of home versus hospital confinement
    • - my grandmother's last six confinements

  1. parturiency: concluding state of pregnancy; from the onset of contractions to the birth of a child; "she was in labor for six hours"
  2. the act of restraining of a person's liberty by confining them
  3. the state of being confined; "he was held in confinement"
  4. restriction: the act of keeping something within specified bounds (by force if necessary); "the restriction of the infection to a focal area"
  5. (confined) not invading healthy tissue
  6. (confined) not free to move about
  7. (confined) captive: being in captivity
  8. (confining) restricting the scope or freedom of action
  9. (Confined (song)) Confined is the first single from the metalcore band As I Lay Dying's third album Shadows Are Security. There is a video made for the song as well.
  10. (Confined) A modifier which describes a condition in which the potentiometric surface is above the top of the aquifer.
  11. (Confined) Water that is separated from the atmosphere by an impermeable material
  12. Restriction of a hot plasma to a given volume as long as possible by Magnets and pinch effects.
  13. the process of confining fusion plasmas so that the hot plasma does not expand or touch vessel walls, stopping the fusion process.
  14. Keeping an animal within buildings, corrals, or pens during all stages of production.
  15. The prevention of the leaking of sensitive data from a program. [AJP][NCSC/TG004] (see also program, risk) (includes confinement channel, confinement property)
  16. confinement indoors, in a limited and protected space. Ban on animals leaving the stable or ban on people leaving the room.
  17. To be imprisoned or under a sentence of confinement means confinement to a jail, prison or other penal institution or correctional facility. This includes any facility which is under the control and jurisdiction of a penal system, or any facility in which a person may be confined. ...
  18. Usually refers to the method of intensive housing for animals.  Animals can be confined to sowstalls, farrowing crates, pens, barns or sheds.
  19. the conclusion of pregnancy; labor and childbirth.
  20. The property of the strong interactions that quarks or gluons are never found separately but only inside color-neutral composite objects.
  21. An uninterrupted overnight stay following formal admission to a hospital
  22. The birth of a child/children or the ending of the pregnancy in other circumstances, that occurs no earlier than 20 weeks before the expected date of birth.
  23. the period where sciatica ruled my every move, which I am now (23rd Februrary 2011) in the process of "coming out of" . . . nearly 8 weeks on
  24. 1) The process of controlling the flow of a spill and capturing it at some specified location. (2) fire fighting operations required to prevent fire from extending to uninvolved areas or struc­tures.
  25. An uninterrupted patient stay for a defined period of time in a hospital, skilled nursing facility or other approved health care facility or program, followed by discharge from the same facility or program.