containment: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (kun-tān'munt), [key]
- the act or condition of containing.
- an act or policy of restricting the territorial growth or ideological influence of another, esp. a hostile nation.
- (in a nuclear power plant) an enclosure completely surrounding a nuclear reactor, designed to prevent the release of radioactive material in the event of an accident.
- containment (Thesaurus)