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contained

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  • v  include or contain; have as a component
  • v  contain or hold; have within
  • v  lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits
  • v  be divisible by
  • v  be capable of holding or containing
  • v  hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of
  • s  gotten under control
    the oil spill is contained
News & Articles

  • Deadly Colorado wildfire mostly contained
    By Keith Coffman DENVER (Reuters) - Crews battling a deadly wildfire that is the most destructive on record in Colorado have contained more than half of the 15,500-acre (6,275-hectare) blaze that has incinerated nearly 500 homes outside Colorado Springs, authorities said on Saturday. Cooler temperatures, calmer winds and a rainstorm that moved over the burn area on Friday allowed fire managers ...
    June 16, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • Black Forest fire 55% contained but 483 homes destroyed
    COLORADO SPRINGS, June 16 (UPI) -- Firefighters in Colorado had the Black Forest fire 55 percent contained Saturday evening, allowing thousands of people to return to their homes, officials said.
    June 16, 2013 - UPI
  • Wildfire in Reddington Pass contained
    TUCSON- Firefighters have contained a wildfire in Reddington Pass to 88 acres. According to the United States Forest Service, the fire started Friday afternoon near Mile Post 8 on Reddington Road.
    June 15, 2013 - KVOA Tucson
Quotes

  • Barack Obama in Chicago Tribune
    May 29: "It is as enraging as it is heartbreaking," Obama says after BP's failed "top kill" attempt at containing the leak, "and we will not relent until this leak is contained, until the waters and shores are cleaned up, and until the people...
  • Ben Bernanke in Newsweek
    Testifying on March 28, Bernanke said, "At this juncture, however, the impact on the broader economy and financial markets of the problems in the subprime market seems likely to be contained."
  • LaMarr Woodley in USA Today
    I don't think he ever broke one (run). We contained him pretty good,the Steelers' LaMarr Woodley said.

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