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contained, past tense; contains, 3rd person singular present; containing, present participle; contained, past participle;
  1. Have or hold (someone or something) within
    • - coffee cans that once contained a full pound of coffee
  2. Be made up of (a number of things); consist of
    • - borscht can contain mainly beets or a number of vegetables
  3. (of a number) Be divisible by (a factor) without a remainder

  4. Control or restrain (oneself or a feeling)
    • - she was scarcely able to contain herself as she waited to spill the beans
  5. Prevent (a severe problem) from increasing in extent or intensity
    • - a reassuring statement on efforts to contain the disaster

  1. gotten under control; "the oil spill is contained"
  2. (contain) incorporate: include or contain; have as a component; "A totally new idea is comprised in this paper"; "The record contains many old songs from the 1930's"
  3. hold: contain or hold; have within; "The jar carries wine"; "The canteen holds fresh water"; "This can contains water"
  4. (contain) control: lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits; "moderate your alcohol intake"; "hold your tongue"; "hold your temper"; "control your anger"
  5. (contain) be divisible by; "24 contains 6"
  6. (contain) be capable of holding or containing; "This box won't take all the items"; "The flask holds one gallon"
  7. Containment was a United States policy using military, economic, and diplomatic strategies to stall the spread of communism, enhance America’s security and influence abroad, and prevent a "domino effect". ...
  8. (Containment(RTS)) Containment, is a term used in real-time strategy's to describe the act of controlling an enemy player's advancement, while often expanding oneself.
  9. Restricted in space
  10. (contain) : To hold inside; : To include as a part; : To limit through restraint; To have as an element
  11. (contain) a defensive assignment. On outside runs such as the sweep, one defensive player (usually a cornerback or outside linebacker) is assigned to keep the rusher from getting to the edge of the play and turning upfield. ...
  12. (CONTAIN) when engaged with a blocker, keeping outside arm and leg free  to play off  block and prevent play from swinging wide or outside the “contain” of the defense.
  13. (Contain) Delaying the progress of the player with the ball.
  14. (Contain) To prevent the escape of an organism (from a facility). <confiner>
  15. (Contain) To say that one constituent X contains another constituent Y is to say that Y is one of the constituents out of which X is formed by a merger operation of some kind. ...
  16. (Contain) a term to tell a defensive player to slow down an offense to get adequate defense in place.
  17. (Contain) when one player keeps the other pinned down in part of the map. This could be their main base, main base and natural expansion or a larger area. ...
  18. (contain) (JP 1-02, NATO)- To stop, hold, or surround the forces of the enemy or to cause the enemy to center activity on a given front and to prevent his withdrawing any part of his forces for use elsewhere. (Army) A tactical task to restrict enemy movement. (See also block, fix, suppression. ...
  19. (“Contain”) (On-field oral communication) As a supporting defender, this tells a teammate to defend a dribbling opponent by standing ground and confining the opponent to a small space. ...
  20. Contain means to hold or include within its volume or area. For instance, the soil from the floor was contained in the mop fiber after wet mopping.
  21. (Containment) A window contains the pointer if the window is viewable and the hotspot of the cursor is within a visible region of the window or a visible region of one of its inferiors. The border of the window is included as part of the window for containment. ...
  22. (166. Containment) Policy of Truman Doctrine.  US would not fight USSR but would contain communism or stop it from spreading
  23. (CONTAINMENT) The isolation of an area of contamination within a building in order to prevent the spread of contaminate materials, by erecting a barrier of plastic sheeting or similar material.
  24. (Containment) (service protection) backflow preventers are installed at the meter.
  25. (Containment) A process whereby RF energy is prevented from exiting an enclosure, generally by shielding a product within a metal enclosure (Faraday cage or Gaussian structure) or by using a plastic housing with an RF conductive coating. ...