Definition of Containments

1. containment [n] - See also: containment



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Containments

containerlike
containerload
containerloads
containerport
containerports
containers
containersful
containership
containerships
containest
containeth
containing
containment
containment of biohazards
containment vessel
containments (current term)
contains
contaminable
contaminant
contaminants
contaminate
contaminated
contaminates
contaminating
contamination
contaminations
contaminative
contaminator
contaminators
contango

Literary usage of Containments

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Safety and Security of Commercial Spent Nuclear Fuel Storage: Public Report by Brwm, National Research Council of the Nationa (2006)
"Most PWRs have what are called large dry containments, that is, ... Some PWR containments are essentially as large but use ventilation fans to maintain the ..."

2. Debris Impact on Emergency Coolant Recirculation: Workshop Proceedings by U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (2004)
"While mineral wool has been widely used in Europe in some nuclear containments and fibrous glass and glass fiber felt have not been widely used, ..."

3. The Safety of the Nuclear Fuel Cycle by OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (2005)
"containments cannot be absolutely leak-tight in all circumstances, either because of technical impossibilities (large concrete-shielded cells in ..."

4. Science and Technology to Counter Terrorism: Proceedings of an Indo-U.S by Roddam Narasimha, National Academy of Sciences (U.S.), United States, Office of Naval Research (2007)
"It is less likely that US reactor containments would survive the impact of a ... Further, it is noteworthy that some reactor containments outside of the ..."

5. Nuclear Safety Research in OECD Countries: Capabilities and Facilities by Nuclear Energy Agency (1997)
"Passive Reactor containments For future reactors, the use of passive safety features for containment cooling is presently being considered for long term ..."

6. Workshop on Advanced Nuclear Reactor Safety Issues and Research Needs: Paris by International Atomic Energy Agency, OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (2002)
"In fact, the IRIS containment can, other parameters being equal, sustain a peak pressure 4 times the value of LWR containments (factor of 2 due to spherical ..."

7. Environmental Handbook for Fertilizer and Agrichemical Dealers edited by J. Harold Parker (1994)
"Because of their size and thin walls, they usually cannot be lifted with cranes and placed inside containments. However, they can be moved by other means, ..."

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